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Search-and-Rescue Organization Files Suit to Allow UAV Use

FAA's ban on domestic drones under legal assault
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The Federal Aviation Administration has looked with disfavor on the use of video-enabled remote-controlled aircraft within the U.S., going as far as telling users that they can't hire out UAV's for use in video/film production and other commercial activities. When the FAA questioned the use of UAVs by a non-profit search-and-rescue organization, the group decided to file a lawsuit in the Washington (DC) District Court to force the FAA to clarify its UAV policies.

You can read more about this interesting legal case at CommLawBlog by clicking on the following link:

http://www.commlawblog.com/2014/05/articles/broadcast/drone-update-while-faa-continues-to-swat-at-drones-an-appeal-of-its-policy-takes-off/

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