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Gov. Brown Vetoes Bill Banning Drones Over Private Property

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 10, 2015

S.B.142, according to the California governor, would have potentially hindered both hobbyist and commercially approved drone operators and exposed them to “burdensome litigation.”

Skyward Launches Solution to ‘Power the Next Generation of Aviation’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 09, 2015

Portland, Ore.-based Skyward has launched version 1.0 of what it says is the first information management solution for commercial drone operators. Supported by a team of regulatory and operational experts, the cloud-based solution integrates a drone airspace map with flight [Read More]

Full-Service Drone Marketing Team Launches in North Dakota

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 09, 2015

North Dakota-based Launchboxx has commenced operations as a full-service advertising and marketing team dedicated to the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry. The company, a division of Absolute Marketing Group, says it provides marketing strategy, website, creative, public relations and other [Read More]

AUVSI Seeks Session Proposals for XPONENTIAL 2016

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 09, 2015

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) is now accepting session proposals for XPONENTIAL 2016, taking place next year in New Orleans on May 2-5. AUVSI says it is seeking proposals for technical and non-technical presentations, as well as [Read More]

Drone Education Helps Launch Effort to Combat Animal Poaching

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 08, 2015

A graduate of Phoenix-based Unmanned Vehicle University goes on to create a business dedicated to fighting the war on rhino poaching in South Africa.

Cyberhawk Offers Asset Management Partnerships for Utility UAV Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 08, 2015

Livingston, Scotland-based Cyberhawk Innovations, a global provider of drone aerial inspections and conversions of drone-captured data into asset management information, is offering an asset management partnership (AMP) to bring its power line inspections to the international utilities market. The services [Read More]

The DJI Phantom 3: More Than a ‘Simple Product Refresh’

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on April 10, 2015

First announcing it simultaneously in three different countries, DJI has introduced a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV): the DJI Phantom 3. On April 8, the Shenzhen, China-based drone company invited industry stakeholders to Munich, London and New York City to [Read More]

New FAA Policy Kicks off the ‘Beginning of Many Announcements’

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on April 01, 2015

In an effort to simplify its process of granting commercial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) authorizations, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently released what it calls a blanket policy to cover entities that already hold Section 333 exemptions. These entities, instead [Read More]

Blue-Chip UAS’ Exemption to Reach a Multitude of Industries

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 04, 2015

Blue-Chip Unmanned Aerial Solutions Inc. (Blue-Chip UAS) says it is now the first company in the U.S. to receive Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for Section 333 exemption across multiple industries. Blue-Chip UAS received the authorization last month to provide [Read More]

What’s the Key to Driving FAA Action on UAS?

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on October 07, 2014

While the blossoming world of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) is making its mark around the globe, the U.S. is lagging behind without a regulatory framework to guide safe operations. Although it is feasible for the U.S. to eventually get up [Read More]