FAA Issues Waivers For Parachute-Equipped Drones

Credit: ParaZero Drone Safety Systems
The FAA this month 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...
Bill Carey

Bill covers business aviation and advanced air mobility for Aviation Week Network. A former newspaper reporter, he has also covered the airline industry, military aviation, commercial space and uncrewed aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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