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Commercial Drones Now Legal in the USA?

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For a few hours yesterday Commercial Drones were legal in the USA.

http://www.engadget.com/2014/03/07/judge-rules-that-flying-commercial-drones-is-legal/

But the FCC's appeal today seems to put it back into limbo again.

http://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/news_story.cfm?newsId=15894

I'm sure more details will emerge in a few days after the dust settles on the recent court decision.

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Fooey. Carrot-and-stick treatment. How many years have we been intimidated by this nonsense? Since 2006.

'Nuff of my rant.

From the FAA blurb: "civil penalty case, Huerta v. Pir_ker" That would be the T R A P P Y case, no? As much as his shenannigans have given us beaucoup bad PR, I'm inwardly rooting for someone who thumbs his nose at the Federales.

:)

--Bill

Edited by Bill Harris

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Yes, that's the official legal case that was involved. A lot of us are relieved that the outcome did not lean towards the FAA's side. But, the fat lady has not sung yet.

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