In an effort to “keep up with today’s technology,” Rep. Jeff Pyle is looking to bring criminal penalties upon UAS operators who knowingly conduct surveillance on private property.
Central Michigan University (CMU) recently hosted a group of 20 middle school students for drone camp, covering the practical uses of drones and how to fly and build them. In addition to flying drones indoors and outdoors, the children built [Read More]
The U.S. Park Police have noted two recent illegal unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations taking place in Washington, D.C. Federal law prohibits flying all unmanned aircraft in the heavily regulated flight restricted zone (FRZ) around Washington, D.C., including from private [Read More]
AQA, a U.K.-based provider of exams and academic qualifications, is planning to bring drones into new advanced-level (A-level) environmental science courses for secondary school students. AQA plans to include education on monitoring and managing the environment, such as on how [Read More]
Drone as a Service company Measure and drone technology giant DJI have come together to form a partnership that they say will promote economic growth and innovation within the commercial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industry. Washington, D.C.-based Measure provides turnkey [Read More]
Central New York-based Mohawk Valley Community College has gotten the approval from the New York State Education Department to offer an associate of applied science degree in small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS). Starting in the fall at MVCC’s Utica campus, [Read More]
AirMap, a start-up providing airspace information and services for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), has appointed William S. Ayer, former chairman and CEO of Alaska Airlines, to the board of directors. Ayer has also made an investment in the company. According [Read More]