WASHINGTON—The FAA has issued multiple waivers allowing operators to fly parachute-equipped drones over people, flights that are normally prohibited because of the risk of injuring bystanders. The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) on June 25 announced that it has received a four-year waiver to fly DJI Mavic 2-series quadcopters fitted with the ParaZero SafeAir parachute system over people. The agency applied for the waiver through its participation in the FAA’s ...

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