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FAA Publishes First Set Of UAS Facility Maps

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today published more than 200 facility maps to streamline the commercial drone authorization process. The maps depict areas and altitudes near airports where UAS may operate safely. But drone operators still need FAA authorization to fly in those areas. ...

FAA Will Release Maps To Speed Up UAS Authorization Applications

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to release the first set of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) facility maps on April 27. The maps will depict areas and altitudes near airports where UAS may operate safely. They will help drone operators improve the quality of their Part 107 airspace ...

FAA Notice: Drone Flight Restrictions Established Over 133 Military Facilities

Security Sensitive Flight RestrictionsThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has established airspace restrictions over 133 military facilities to address national security concerns about unauthorized drone operations. The specific restricted locations are detailed in a Notice to Airmen ...

Coalition Welcomes Remote Identification Aviation Rulemaking Committee

Important Effort to Ensure Safety and Security Should Parallel Development of Forward-Leaning Framework for Expanded Commercial Operations The Small UAV Coalition welcomes Administrator Michael Huerta’s announcement today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will establish a Remote ...

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 ...