Delivery By Drone? Maybe When Pigs Fly, Says FAA
The enactment of new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations governing unmanned aircraft systems – or “drones” – has companies and consumers alike dreaming of the stuff of science fiction, but if the new regulations are any indication, the FAA is in no rush to see those dreams become reality. While the drone regulations permit use of drones for a variety of commercial purposes, the FAA declined to clear the way for package delivery by drone.
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