Industry Events – Page 4

New Mexico UAS Company Selected for NASA’s Traffic Management Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 19, 2016

Albuquerque, N.M.-based Silent Falcon UAS Technologies has been granted an airworthiness statement by the Airworthiness & Flight Safety Review Board, part of the Ames Research Center division of NASA. According to the company, the authorization allows the Silent Falcon unmanned [Read More]

Drone Sense-and-Avoid Competition Launched for November’s UTM Convention

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2016

The UTM Convention 2016 and HiddenGenius.com have partnered to launch a $15,000 technology competition that demonstrates drone sense-and-avoid (SAA) technologies. The competition will be held on Nov. 9 in conjunction with UTM Convention 2016, located at the Oncenter in Syracuse, [Read More]

Second Annual Cape May UAS Conference Welcomes 200 Drone Stakeholders

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 17, 2016

On Oct. 13-14, nearly 200 people attended the second annual Cape May, N.J., UAS Conference, hosted by the Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA), Cape May County and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s Liberty Chapter. According to the [Read More]

What Went Down at the White House’s First UAS Workshop?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 13, 2016

The AUVSI Foundation, a nonprofit organization established by the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI), has released a report on the proceedings of the recent “Workshop on Drones and the Future of Aviation,” an event co-hosted with the White [Read More]

What Does This Year’s Commercial UAV Expo Have in Store?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 06, 2016

The organizers of Commercial UAV Expo, taking place Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, have announced that this year’s conference will be a platform for more than 15 drone product launches. Commercial UAV Expo – which [Read More]

Innovative Drone Exploration and Application Competition Crowns Winners

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 29, 2016

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and Drone World Expo (DWE) have announced the three winners of their Innovative Drone Exploration and Application (IDEA) Competition. The winners will present their designs at DWE, taking place Nov. 15-16 at [Read More]

Illinois School Rolls out Two-Day UAS Education Course

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 29, 2016

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is rolling out a two-day course on how to obtain Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification for commercial unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations. Taking place in Murphysboro at the Transportation Education Center at the Southern Illinois Airport, [Read More]

House Subcommittee Holding Hearing on Commercial Drone Ops

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 22, 2016

Next Tuesday, the U.S. House’s Small Business Committee is holding a hearing entitled “Opportunity Rising: the FAA’s New Regulatory Framework for Commercial Drone Operations.” Taking place at 11:00 a.m. at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., the hearing [Read More]

AMA Bringing Drones Center Stage at Park & Rec Conference

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 22, 2016

The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) says it will be attending the annual National Recreation and Park Association conference in St. Louis to discuss drone safety, as well as how AMA can partner with park and recreation professionals to create [Read More]

Oppenheimer Hosts Inaugural ‘Drone Day’ in New York

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 22, 2016

Investment banking company Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. hosted its inaugural “Drone Day” on Sept. 19 in New Windsor, N.Y. Taking place at the Storm King Art Center in New Windsor, N.Y., the event featured Shan Phillips, CEO of Yuneec International [Read More]