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FAA mulling over commercial drone initiatives: sources

Drones that fly beyond operator's line of sight are currently banned for safety reasons
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 05:50

The potential partnerships between the FAA and industry would be a milestone in developing unmanned aircraft that could be used for business applications such as delivering packages.


US AVIATION regulators are talking to drone makers and service providers about testing commercial drones that can fly beyond an operator's visual line of sight, currently banned for safety reasons, according to people with knowledge of the discussions.

The potential

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