With its first regulation allowing routine use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in national airspace now in place, the FAA is moving ahead with its next rulemaking actions to expand beyond the initial strict limitations placed on drone use. Before the Part 107 Small UAS Rule took effect on Aug. 29, more than 20,000 commercial drones had been pre-registered with the FAA, and more than 3,300 people had registered to take the knowledge test for a UAS operator’s certificate on that ...

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