FAA finally lists proposed rules for use of UAVs – AgriNews

Long-anticipated rules proposed Feb. 15 will open an era in which small commercial unmanned aircraft, under 55 pounds, perform routine tasks — crop monitoring, aerial photography, inspections of bridges and cell towers and much more.

But not right away. Final rules are probably two to three years away.

And when they are in place, they may include a separate category with fewer restrictions for very small drones, likely to be defined as less than 4.4 pounds.

FAA finally lists proposed rules for use of UAVs – AgriNews.