Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are urging transportation officials to provide more investment in the federally funded Contract Tower Program, which they say bolsters commercial air service and provides crucial support for eastern Oregon’s unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) [Read More]
Beck’s, a family-owned/operated retail seed company, is partnering with Indiana State University (ISU) to bring unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) training to its employees. Under the partnership, Beck’s aims to have 50 pilots become certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) [Read More]
The Orlando, Fla.-based Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), a portfolio company of ARGUS International, has launched a new science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) curriculum focused on drones. The career and technical education (CTE) workforce development initiative is being launched in [Read More]
The Commercial Drone Alliance argues that the “Drone Aircraft Privacy and Transparency Act” would create an additional layer of regulation that departs significantly from our existing technology-neutral standards.
During his opening remarks at this week’s UAS Symposium in Reston, Va., Michael Huerta, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), laid out some notable statistics on the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry, as well as announced a new drone [Read More]
Drone Territory will soon be launching as a franchise business providing equipment, training, insurance and marketing to Canada’s First Nations to establish recreational drone parks. Drone Territory was created in partnership Klahoose-owned Qathen Xwegus Management Corp. with the support of Indigenext, [Read More]