A record number of manufacturers, service companies and other industry supporters of drones are participating in the Consumer Technology Association’s (CTA) upcoming Unmanned Systems Marketplace at CES 2016. On Jan. 6-9 in Las Vegas, a record 27 exhibitors – up [Read More]
According to a Connecticut senator, mandatory UAS registration is a step in the right direction, but the FAA needs to make sure more reckless operators face the consequences of their actions.
As unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) laws continue to be proposed at the local level, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has provided a new fact sheet on state and local regulation of UAS in order to provide information for states and [Read More]
Know Before You Fly has announced more than 20 companies, associations and government organizations that have signed on to the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) safety campaign, spearheaded by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and the Academy of [Read More]
Through a Section 333 exemption to Cox Media Group stations, FOX23 of Tulsa, Okla., says it has become the first station in the city to launch a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-approved drone for newsgathering. FOX23 says it has already used [Read More]
LightSpeed Innovations says it has produced the first-ever drone pitch event, which took place at the International Drone Expo (IDE) in Los Angeles on Dec. 11. The IDE 2015 Drone Pitch Competition, open to anyone domestically and internationally who is [Read More]
With retail drone sales expected to soar during the holiday season, Vancouver Airport Authority (YVR) says it is teaming up with aviation partners to launch a drone safety campaign aimed at highlighting the risks associated with flying unmanned aircraft near [Read More]
Drone Aviation Holding Corp. (DAC), a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats, says its WATT-200 tethered drone has been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for commercial operations by a major news organization. DAC says the WATT-200 is [Read More]
Stakeholders from both parties have expressed concerns with the agency’s imposing a $5.00 fee for UAS registrants.