UAV Safety – Page 5

Edmonton Police Service Announces First UAV-Related Charge

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 07, 2016

The Edmonton, Alberta, Police Service (EPS) has charged a man in relation to what it calls the “unsafe and dangerous operation” of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). According to a Dec. 7 press release from the police, on Wednesday, Sept. [Read More]

Telecom Company Chooses New Drone-Detection Method

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 01, 2016

San Francisco-based drone-detection company Dedrone is partnering with European telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom AG, whose Magenta Security business unit will offer protection against unauthorized drones for data centers, stadiums, critical infrastructure facilities, and public authorities. In the coming weeks, Deutsche [Read More]

ABS Offers Guidance on UAVs for Marine, Offshore Industries

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 23, 2016

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), a provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has published a comprehensive set of best practices on the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). ABS says the publication was [Read More]

So, You Want a Safe and Efficient sUAS Operations Business?

Written by Tariq Rashid on November 22, 2016

Increasing productivity while lowering costs is the business of every non-recreational drone operator, explains Skyward’s lead remote pilot.

FAA and Partners Put Counter-UAS Technology to Work at Airport

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 21, 2016

Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) – managers of the FAA-designated unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test site in Nevada – teamed up with the Northern Plains UAS Test Site in North [Read More]

‘Wi-Fi in the Sky’ Under Development for Enterprise Drone Fleets

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 17, 2016

Ubiqomm has unveiled a high-speed data connectivity solution designed especially for enterprise unmanned aircraft system (UAS) fleets. Ubiqomm’s wireless solution encompasses a network of base stations on the ground and communications devices mounted on drones. Each base station is capable [Read More]

AMA Launches More Commercial UAS Pilot Test Prep

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 15, 2016

The Academy of Model Aeronautics’ (AMA) education department, in conjunction with Fly Robotics, is releasing a Part 107 preparatory course for future remote pilots. According to AMA, the online training course will provide potential commercial unmanned aircraft system (UAS) pilots [Read More]

Elbit’s New Technology Detects, Tracks and Neutralizes ‘Hostile’ Drones

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 14, 2016

Elbit Systems is unveiling a new solution for the protection of closed airspaces, national infrastructures and other critical areas against what the company calls “hostile drones penetrating the protected perimeter.” The technology, dubbed ReDrone, is designed to detect, identify, track [Read More]

Near Earth Autonomy Furthers Work with NASA for UAS Integration

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 14, 2016

Near Earth Autonomy, a provider of autonomy solutions for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), was recently given an award through the NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to support NASA’s mission to introduce UAS into national airspace. Under this award, [Read More]

New York Makes Big Investment in UAS Traffic Management Corridor

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 11, 2016

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced a $30 million investment to develop a 50-mile flight traffic management system in the state.