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New Members Appointed to the Drone Advisory Committee

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced new appointments to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Drone Advisory Committee or DAC.“The Drone Advisory Committee is key to helping the FAA keep pace with innovation while protecting ...

U.S. DOT Issues Two Much-Anticipated Drone Rules to Advance Safety and Innovation

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced final rules for Unmanned Aircraft (UA), commonly known as drones. The new rules will require Remote Identification (Remote ID) of drones and allow operators of small drones to fly over people and at ...

uAvionix President Christian Ramsey Appointed to FAA Drone Advisory Committee

uAvionix and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced the appointment of Christian Ramsey, President of uAvionix, to the FAA’s Drone Advisory Committee (DAC).  Christian will fill an existing vacancy on the DAC representing UAS Hardware Component Manufacturers.The ...

DJI Is Reviewing FAA Proposal To Identify Drones In American Skies

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, is reviewing today’s proposed rule from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to remotely identify drones in American skies. The FAA proposal outlines its own approach to identify airborne drones, which is a ...

DJI Welcomes FAA And Industry Reports On Improving Drone Safety

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, welcomes today’s release of three U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) committee reports recommending how authorities can monitor airborne drones, protect against inadvertent or perceived misuse of drones in ...

FAA Approves Kansas Department of Transportation for First BVLOS Drone Flight

The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) received permission to conduct the first ever beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) drone operation in the nation leveraging only onboard detect-and-avoid systems. This is the first-ever FAA authorized operation to fly without a requirement for visual ...

FAA and Kittyhawk IO Launch New B4UFLY App

Kittyhawk the market leader in drone software and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today introduced a new version of B4UFLY, the free mobile app that lets drone operators check the status of airspace prior to flight. Available now for iOS and Android, ...

FAA To Further Expand Opportunities For Safe Drone Operations

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) beginning on July 23 will expand the Low Altitude Authorization and Capability (LAANC) system to include recreational flyers. This action will significantly increase the ability of drone pilots to gain access to controlled airspace nationwide.&nbs...

FAA Grants Approval to Fly Over People for Hensel Phelps Using ParaZero Safety System

Drone safety systems company, ParaZero Technologies Ltd , announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved a first-ever waiver allowing general contractor, Hensel Phelps, to fly over people using ParaZero's ASTM compliant SafeAir Phantom Parachute System. H...

Deseret UAS Partnership Awarded Highly Competitive NASA & FAA Operations

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced they have awarded the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) Technical Capabilities Level (TLC) 4 operation to the State of Nevada. The State of Nevada UAS Test Site, under the leadership of ...