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FAA Administrator Michael P. Huerta To Address Annual UAS Symposium, Co-hosted By The FAA and AUVSI

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) today announced that Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael P. Huerta will address the annual FAA UAS Symposium. The event will also feature panel discussions with other high-ranking government officials and ...

Transport Canada’s New Rules For Recreational Drone Use Take Immediate Effect

Transport Canada introduces measures to protect Canadians from reckless drone use Canadians expect to feel safe on the ground and in the sky. The number of incidents involving recreational drones has more than tripled since 2014, prompting the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport to ...

Harris Corporation to Help Develop First US Beyond-Visual-Line-Of-Sight Network for Drone Operations

Harris Corporation has received a two-year grant to help develop a first-of-its-kind solution to enable beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) operations for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).Representatives from Harris and North Dakota announced a partnership agreement today to create the first UAS ...

New FAA Report Confirms Admirable Safety Record Of Consumer Drones

The Drone Manufacturers Alliance, the organization representing manufacturers of the majority of civilian drones, is pleased to see the FAA’s latest report on drone sightings once again confirms that unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) have an admirable safety record.The FAA successfully opened ...

AUVSI Partners With FAA For Annual UAS Symposium, March 27 to 29

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) today announced that it has partnered with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to host the annual UAS Symposium, which will take place at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, Virginia, on March 27 to 29."The symposium will bring ...

senseFly Receives First Swiss Approval For Anytime BVLOS Operations

senseFly has become the first drone operator to be granted anytime Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) authorisation in Switzerland. senseFly has become the first drone operator to be granted anytime Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) authorisation in Switzerland. The country’s Federal Office ...

AUVSI launches Remote Pilots Council

Forum promotes education and dialogue between unmanned aircraft systems operators, industry and the FAA to ensure safe and responsible use of the national airspace The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) has announced the launch of a new initiative, the Remote Pilots ...

PrecisionHawk Releases Pathfinder Data Showing Risk for Drones Flying BVLOS Missions

PrecisionHawk is releasing its Phase 2 Pathfinder Results today as part of UAS TAAC (Unmanned Aircraft Systems Technical Analysis and Applications Center) in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Pathfinder program is an FAA-led initiative to facilitate the early introduction of low-altitude operations ...

Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) Now Offering 107 Remote Pilot Test Preparation Through UAV Ground School

Program Offers 195,000 AMA Members, Preparation For FAA Part 107 UAV Commercial Knowledge Exam The Academy of Model Aeronautics serves as the nation's collective voice for approximately 195,000 modelers in 2,400 clubs in the US and Puerto Rico. Recently appointed to the Federal Aviation Adminis...

Texas UAS Test Site Approved For Flights Up To 1,200 Feet

At the FAA Test Site Technical Interchange Meeting held this week in Corpus Christi, the Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence and Innovation (LSUASC) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, along with the other five federally designated test sites, received a Certificate of Authorization (COA) to ...