WASHINGTON: ‘ DRONE CRASHES ON WHITE HOUSE LAWN AS FAA RULES ARE ABOUT TO BE CHANGED ‘

#AceWorldNews – WASHINGTON:Jan.26: The crash of a quadcopter drone on White House grounds early Monday comes as the Federal Aviation Administration is developing long-awaited rules for commercial unmanned aircraft USA today reported.

Congress ordered the FAA in 2012 to develop rules for commercial drones, which range from a few ounces to as big as an airliner, to share the skies with passenger aircraft by September.

So far, commercial drones are largely prohibited, although the FAA has granted 16 permits out of 295 applications for purposes such as movie-making and smokestack inspections.

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