The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Civilian Drones Struggle to Take Flight

    Ready to get your Amazon shipments by drone? You may have to wait a little longer. The Federal Aviation Administration — which now officially has authority over unmanned flights — recently laid out the ground rules, and they’re stricter than anyone anticipated. All drone operators will need a pilot’s license from the FAA to fly in American airspace, meaning that aerial delivery schemes may be difficult to realize. But when it comes to operating micro-aircraft in urban areas, tight regulation is probably better than no regulation.


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