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CTIA Calls on FAA to Recognize Wireless Networks Offer Best Platform to Support UAS

CTIA, the wireless association, today called on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to recognize that commercial wireless networks offer the best communications platform to support America's fast-growing drone market. CTIA and the wireless industry are working with policymakers to boost ...

CNN Receives Part 107 Waiver for Operations Over People

CNN has received a first-of-its-kind Part 107 waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly a small unmanned aircraft system (UAS) over people.  This approval represents an industry milestone, as this new waiver for the first time will enable real-world UAS operations over people. ...

Skyward Approved to Give Commercial Drone Operators Instant Access to Controlled Airspace with LAANC

Skyward, has been approved to give commercial drone operators instant access to controlled airspace with the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) services from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The program will roll out this fall at CincinnatiInternational ...

Daedalus Drone Services Awarded Airspace Waiver for Commercial Operations in Boston’s Restricted Airspace

After months of review, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently awarded Daedalus Drone Services with unprecedented approval to fly in and around Boston. With the waiver, Daedalus Drone Services now offers on-demand commercial drone services throughout the greater Boston area. Without ...

UAS Stakeholders to President Trump: Develop Pilot Program for State and Local Policy Coordination

In a letter to President Trump, stakeholders from throughout the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) community – from manufacturers to business users to government officials – urged the creation of a pilot program for state and local governments to work with the FAA to integrate UAS into the skies ...

Automated Airspace Authorization at U.S. Airports Coming This Fall

Fifty airports are preparing to provide LAANC authorization this fall.Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International, Miami International, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, San Jose International, and Reno-Tahoe International, among others, are expected to offer automated authorization in control...

DJI Disappointed by Draft Canadian Drone Regulations

Significant Changes Needed to Create Rules that Support Safe and Responsible Flight DJI, expressed disappointment Monday with draft regulations for the recreational and commercial use of drones published over the weekend by Transport Canada, and urged drone users to submit comments as part of ...

AUVSI Statement Aviation Rulemaking Committee For Remote Identification Standards For UAS

Brian Wynne, president and CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), today issued the following statement on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)’s announcement of a new Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) to explore remote identification standards for ...

UAS Organizations Raise Concern Over Jurisdiction of Nation’s Airspace

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and 13 other organizations have sent a letter to members of Congress urging them to consider the potential consequences for the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry if legislation was enacted affecting the federal sovereignty of ...

Federal Appeals Court Voids FAA Registration Rule For Model Aircraft

In a stunning David versus Goliath case, John A. Taylor, a model aircraft enthusiast and insurance lawyer, beat the Federal Aviation Administration and Department of Justice in a case challenging the legality of a December 2015 FAA rule requiring model aircraft to register like manned aircraft.   ...