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FAA Drone Draft Has Parrot Talking

FAA Drone Draft Has Parrot Talking

Last week, when the Federal Aviation Administration released draft regulations for small commercial-use drones, much of the initial reaction from those living in the United States leaned negative, largely because most companies seeking to profit from drones have a vested interest (ironically) in minimum oversight.

Our sister publication, EETimes, got in touch with Yannick Levy, vice president of corporate business development of Parrot (Paris), a pioneer in toy drones. Parrot recently entered the commercial drone market, with emphasis on agricultural uses. They wanted to know how the FAA's proposed rules are viewed outside the United States, and where the focus of the drone debate will move next.

Click here to read the interview, then come back to Design News to tell us what you think of the proposed regulations.

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