In a recent July newsletter, Belle Plaine Mayor Dave Fish addressed the growing concerns regarding drone-related issues within the city. The mayor’s statement shed light… Read More »Belle Plaine Mayor Addresses Drone Problems and City Strategy in July Newsletter
The city council of Belle Plain, Iowa on Wednesday, March 1st held a council meeting discussing numerous issues including a segment regarding the use of… Read More »Belle Plaine city council discusses drone ordinance.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently issued new regulations that require remote identification (Remote ID) for most drones in the United States. This new regulation,… Read More »New FAA Regulations to Require Remote Identification for Drones
In complete contrast to the proposed Iowa legislation, Mississippi has just passed a very well-written bill, Senate Bill 1246 “Uncrewed Aircraft Systems’ Rights and Authorities… Read More »Mississippi’s new law: a model for Iowa’s lawmakers
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) confirmed in an email on March 6, 2023 that it alone has the responsibility to regulate airspace. The FAA is… Read More »FAA Confirms Exclusive Responsibility for Airspace
March 2nd, 2023 Des Moines, Iowa – A bill that would restrict the use of drones in Iowa has passed a committee and is now… Read More »Iowa House and Senate pass committee and are scheduled for the floor.
An Iowa House bill that is meant to curtail the aerial surveillance of livestock facilities in the state might have damaging implications for businesses that use drones to conduct land surveys, advertise agricultural real estate and evaluate storm damage, among other purposes, according to some of those business owners.