FAA Proposed New Rules for Operating a Drone

Amazon, which wants to use drones to deliver packages, says the government must quickly "address the needs of our business, and ultimately our customers."
1:44 | 02/16/15

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Federal regulators taking steps to bring order out of the cluttered and buzzing airways filled with a growing number of drones. New rules about drones. David Kerley has the details. Reporter: Inexpensive, drones can take great pictures. And they're popping up everywhere. But they're going where they're not supposed to be, to the white house and crashing, and getting too close to jet liners. We just saw a little drone. Reporter: One of the concerns of the FAA and airlines, even a small drone like this could be sucked into a jet engine, causing catastrophic failure. These new proposed rules are aimed at using small drones for business purposes. That wind is pretty tricky. Businesses all want to fly. They can fly under the proposed rules if they pass a test, and keep it in sight. The last rule is troublesome for some businesses like Amazon that wants to use them to deliver goods. Drones that would go off on their own, out of site. The online retailer says the government must move quickly to address the needs of the business. And ultimately the customers. The government says the rules, which could take a year or two to approve, are not the last word for this fast-flying technology. David Kerley, ABC news, Florida. We have much more ahead on

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