FAA ends investigations into SpaceX’s recent Starship launches

The regulatory drama around SpaceX's recent Starship launches has simmered down. CNN's Jackie Wattles and The Verge have learned that the FAA ended its investigations into the…

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SpaceX Starship launch reportedly violated an FAA license

SpaceX’s high altitude Starship test may have created more problems than a fiery explosion. The Verge sources understand that the Starship SN8 launch violated the terms of…

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FAA approves first commercial drone flights with no on-site pilots

Farms and other agricultural operations in certain rural areas in the US can now use robotic drones to take images of or gather data on their crops….

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Alphabet’s Wing argues new US drone rules will hurt privacy

Alphabet’s Wing is less than thrilled with the FAA’s new rules for drone ‘license plates,’ and it’s pushing for significant changes. Reuters and The Verge report that…

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FAA lays out its Remote ID ‘license plate for drones’ requirements

On Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) shared its latest set of drone regulations. When the new rules go into effect early next year, they’ll allow licensed…

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Amazon’s Prime Air can officially begin drone delivery trials in the US

As of today, Amazon is officially an “air carrier.” The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted Amazon Prime Air the designation, which allows Amazon to begin its first…

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The FAA will test drone detecting technologies in airports this year

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will soon be evaluating several drone detecting systems for airports, the agency has announced. It will be testing at least 10 technologies…

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Rocket Lab will resume missions in August following launch failure

Rocket Lab’s Electron vehicle will resume ferrying satellites and other payloads to space this month. The FAA has given the company the go-ahead to launch Electron rockets…

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Boeing poised to start crucial 737 Max flight safety tests tomorrow

Boeing’s troubled 737 Max is reportedly close to a key round of test flights. Reuters and BBC News sources understand Boeing and the FAA are due to…

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