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FAA Clarifies Educational Use of Unmanned Aircraft

The Robotics Law Journal
June 22, 2016

"Anne Swanson, a partner in Cooley’s Regulatory Communications practice and based in the Washington office, welcomes the new guidance issued by The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) at accredited educational institutions by students and faculty during instruction. In a clarification to guidance originally issued in June 2014, the FAA indicates that there are some situations when student and faculty use of UAS may qualify as 'hobbyist' or model aircraft operations that do not require prior FAA authorization."

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