DONATE!

close

Squabble in the Skies: The FAA Goes to the Mat over Drones

Hosted by  • 

This holiday the drone wars reached new heights of inter­-governmental office sparring. More than 20 states and some cities, including California and Los Angeles, passed laws regulating recreational drones this year. But the FAA swooped in this month with its own set of regulations for drones, claiming to have sole jurisdiction over the air. Whose rules apply, and what's a proud drone pilot to do? 

Credits

Guests:
Cecilia Kang - New York Times - @ceciliakang, Ian Gregor - Federal Aviation Administration - @FAANews

More:
Kang on clash between FAA, local drone laws

Host:
Barbara Bogaev

Producers:
Christine Detz, Sarah Sweeney