New Ruling Means Commercial Drones Are Finally Legal… Sort Of

An Earth-shaking piece of news hit the drone community on Thursday night. A National Transportation Safety Board judge dismissed a fine that the Federal Aviation Administration had levied against the pilot of a commercial drone. The FAA has no legal authority over small aircraft, the judge said. » 3/07/14 12:20pm 3/07/14 12:20pm

FAA Advisory Panel Says We Should Be Allowed to Use Electronic Devices

As expected, the FAA advisory committee has recommended that airline passengers should be "allowed to use smartphones, tablets, e-readers and other personal electronic devices during takeoffs and landings". That means, yes, we can finally use our damn (innocent) electronic devices while on an airplane without looking… » 9/26/13 10:26pm 9/26/13 10:26pm

The Ridiculousness of Why We Can't Use Our Phones on Airplanes

One of the great mysteries of life, along with who framed Roger Rabbit and like, what's included under the umbrella term of global warming, is why can't we use our dang phones and other electronics on a freaking airplane. It's as if some dimwit who was past his prime decades ago decided when cell phones became… » 8/07/13 7:37pm 8/07/13 7:37pm