How A New FAA Proposal Could Impact Drone Delivery Services | NBC Nightly News

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Published: 12/27/2019

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The FAA is proposing a tracking system that regulators say massive drone fleets will need before they start making the kind of same day deliveries companies like Amazon, Google and UPS have been planning for years. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video:...



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Skies safer and it wouldn’t just affect commercial drones, but wouldn’t just affect commercial drones, but smaller consumer commercial drones, but smaller consumer drones, too. smaller consumer drones, too. gadi schwartz, has drones. Too. gadi schwartz has details. gadi schwartz has details. reporter in the details. reporter in the skies across america, reporter in the skies across america. Mor ...
drone lift offs skies across america. More drone lift offs than ever before. From more drone lift offs than ever before, from lobbyists to delivery than ever before, from lobbyists to delivery, drones and tonight, a lobbyists to delivery drones and tonight, a sweeping rule proposed drones and tonight a sweeping rule proposed by the faa could bringsweeping rule proposed by the Faa could bring real-time tracking as by the faa, could bring real-time tracking as soon as they take real-time tracking as soon as they take flight. soon, as they take flight.

Think virtual drone flight. think virtual drone license plates with think virtual drone license plates with beacons that broadcast license plates with beacons that broadcast location and identity, beacons that broadcast location and identity for small drones, location and identity for small drones brought by consumers for small drones. Brought by consumers a tracking system that brought by consumers a tracking system that regulators say is a tracking system. That regulators say is needed before massive regulators say is needed before massive fleets ofdrones make needed before massive fleets of drones. Make the same-day fleets of drones make the same-day deliveries companies the same-day deliveries? Companies like amazon, google deliveries companies like amazon, google and ups have been like amazon, google and ups have been planning for years. and ups have been planning for years. The in proposal aims planning for years. The in proposal aims at addressing safety. The in proposal aims at addressing safety issues with safe calls at addressing safety issues with safe calls with the rule, allowing issues with safe calls with the rule allowing law enforcement to with the rule allowing law enforcement to monitor where every law enforcement to monitor.

Where every drone takes off. monitor, whereevery drone takes off. The ntsb investigating drone takes off. the ntsb investigating crashing into af craftircraft the ntsb investigating crashing into af craftircraft, as it hits the side crashing into af craftircraft, as it hits the side and tumbles out of the. As it hits the side and tumbles out of the sky. and tumbles out of the sky. , a drone hitting any sky. , a drone hitting any aircraft is a life or . A drone hitting any aircraft is a life or death. Situation. aircraft is a life or death, situation.

reporter other death, situation. , reporter other drones, getting way too reporter other drones. Getting way too close. drones getting way too close. We missed the drone close. We missed the drone by about 30 feet. We missed the drone by about 30 feet. reporter, sometimes by about 30 feet. reporter, sometimes shutting down air reporter, sometimes shutting down air traffic and causing shutting down air traffic and causing massive delays at traffic and causing massive delays at airports.

Like newark massive delays at airports like newark or critical of rages, airports like newark or critical of rages during catastrophic or critical of rages during catastrophic wildfires. during catastrophic wildfires. got a confirmed. Wildfires. got a confirmed. Drone sighting. got a confirmed. Drone sighting. reporter the drone sighting. reporter the proposal isonly a reporter the proposal is only a draft giving 60 days proposal is only a draft giving 60 days to comment and three draft giving 60 days to comment and three years after The to comment and three years after the regulations are years after the regulations are finalizeed to take. Regulations are finalizeed to take effected and until finalizeed to take effected and until then any plans for effected and until then any plans for large scale. Drone.



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