The U.S. aeromodeling community has reacted strongly against the FAA’s interpretation of legislation designed to protect model aircraft operators from regulation while reinforcing the distinction between recreational and commercial use of unmanned aircraft. The opposition comes as authorities try to contain the explosion in use of small unmanned aircraft, which is raising safety, privacy and nuisance fears. While the FAA tries to enforce its ban on civil and commercial use, the ...


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