The FAA is facing more legal challenges to its efforts to enforce a ban on commercial unmanned aircraft use until it can get long-delayed regulations in place. The latest lawsuits challenge the agency’s interpretation of the special rule for model aircraft, established by Congress in the February 2012 FAA reauthorization legislation. The petitions allege the FAA’s interpretation imposes restrictions and regulations that have never before applied to model aircraft hobbyists, and ...


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