Frustration As Drone Industry Outpaces Regulation In U.S.
U.S. firms worry they’re falling behind in the marketplace as the FAA considers how to regulate commercial drones.By Evan Thomas | September 14, 2014
When it comes to commercial drones, the U.S. appears to be stuck in hover.
It's easier than ever to spot the unmanned aircraft in the skies — but they’re all recreational vehicles. Anyone wanting to use drones in potential moneymaking operations in the U.S. is still out of luck.
The Federal Aviation Administration has yet to issue regulations on the use of commercial drones, which means U.S. businesses can’t so much as test unmanned aerial vehicles outside of six FAA-approved sites. (Video via CBS)