Wednesday October 07, 2015

The FAA Hits Company With $1.9M Fine For Illegal Drone Flights

In case you were planning on flying unmanned aircraft in violation of the FAA regulations, you should probably know that can net you a whopping $1.9 million fine. eek!

The FAA proposes a $1.9 million civil penalty against SkyPan International, Inc. of Chicago. Between March 21, 2012, and Dec. 15, 2014, SkyPan conducted 65 unauthorized operations in some of our most congested airspace and heavily populated cities, violating airspace regulations and various operating rules, the FAA alleges. These operations were illegal and not without risk.

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