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FAA Administrator Huerta to Address This Year’s UAS Symposium

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 22, 2017

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) has announced that Michael Huerta, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), will address the annual FAA UAS Symposium, which is being held March 27-29. The event, taking place at the Hyatt [Read More]

AUVSI Gives the Rundown on Eight States Coming to XPONENTIAL

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 10, 2017

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) is highlighting eight states that will be exhibiting and discussing their respective unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) initiatives at this year’s XPONENTIAL, taking place in Dallas on May 8-11. The states that will [Read More]

FAA and AUVSI Hosting UAS Symposium in Virginia Next Month

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 17, 2017

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are teaming up to host the annual UAS Symposium, which will take place at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, Va., on March 27-29. The first FAA [Read More]

AUVSI Reveals Semi-Finalists for Unmanned Systems Tech Competition

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 15, 2017

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) has announced the semi-finalists for its second annual “Startup Showdown.” The winner, which will receive a $15,000 grand prize, will be chosen at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2017, taking place at the Kay Bailey [Read More]

AUVSI Partners with Kings Schools for Online UAS Pilot Training

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 02, 2017

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) has partnered with the Kings Schools, an aviation education provider, to roll out training for becoming a commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) pilot. According to the partners, the online “Drone Pilot Ground [Read More]

Introducing the ‘Remote Pilots Council,’ Launched by AUVSI

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 23, 2017

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) has launched the Remote Pilots Council (RPC), which aims to promote education and dialogue between commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operators, industry stakeholders and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Through a combination [Read More]

New Year Reflections: Shhh, Don’t Say ‘Drone’

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on January 04, 2017

It’s now 2017. Have we gone beyond the days of avoiding the word “drone” – versus “UAS” or “UAV” – in the commercial and civil industry?

AUVSI Rolls out Webinars on Artificial Intelligence, Precision Ag and FAA Regs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 29, 2016

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) is hosting three upcoming webinars in which experts will share their insights and answer questions on a variety of issues in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry. On Wednesday, Nov. 30 at [Read More]

AUVSI Announces Host, Keynote Speaker of XPONENTIAL 2017

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 27, 2016

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) has named Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel, and Jim Cantore, meteorologist at The Weather Channel, keynote speaker and host, respectively, of XPONENTIAL 2017. The show is taking place at the Kay Bailey [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]