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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 ...

Harris Corporation and PrecisionHawk Launch LATAS with Live Manned Aircraft Alerts to Help Drone Operators Fly Safer

PrecisionHawk Inc. – a leading provider of aerial data and safety platforms for drones – today announced the launch of its low altitude traffic and airspace safety platform (LATAS). LATAS is the only platform to link drones, 3d ground data and live manned aircraft data from the FAA into a ...

Airobotics Receives FAA Approval To Operate Commercial Drones In The US

Minutes after the Federal Aviation Authority’s Part 107 came into effect, Airobotics received approval to operate both commercially and at night.  Airobotics, manufacturing the world’s first fully automatic drone system, announces that it has received a Certificate of Waiver to ...

FAA Approves PrecisionHawk For BVLOS In U.S. Airspace

 The Federal Aviation Administration has given permission to a drone tech startup called PrecisionHawk to fly its unmanned aerial vehicles beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS) in U.S. airspace.The exemption represents a first in the country, and comes on the same day that the ...