August 14, 2017

NC Governor Roy Cooper Signs Drone Bills Into Law North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has kickstarted August 2017 by signing two bills into law tackling a controversial, yet exciting topic: drones. House Bill 128 prohibits the use of drones near prisons, defining “near” as a horizontal distance of 500 feet and a vertical distance of…

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One step closer to a drone package delivery service?

October 19, 2016

A North Carolina drone company – PrecisionHawk- was first to get a FFA (Federal Aviation Administration) waiver to fly beyond line-of-sight by end of August 2016. 
The waiver means that a pilot will be allowed to fly a drone without having to change locations to keep the device in sight, like the general rule demands…

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