Policy & Regulations

Arizona City Chats with the Public on UAVs in Parks

The City of Tempe, Ariz., is seeking public input on the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the city’s parks.According to an announcement...

Mizzou’s Journalism School Establishes its Own Drone Guidelines

The University of Missouri’s School of Journalism recently passed its first set of guidelines for the use of drones for students and staff.According to...

Save the Date: FAA Invites Public to Next Drone Advisory Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) will be held Jan. 31 at the University of Nevada in...

FAA Highlights ‘Revolution and Evolution’ of UAS Industry

“We have to approach our challenges with the same kind of creativity and open-mindedness that is fueling the drone revolution,” said Michael Huerta, FAA administrator, at last week's CES 2017.

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

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?

Drone Registration Celebrates First Birthday: How Has it Fared?

Over the past year, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, the agency's system has registered a whopping 616,000 drone owners.

Small UAV Coalition’s Walden Gets Nod to Chair Global UAS Group

The Small UAV Coalition has announced that Gregory Walden, counsel to the coalition and former Federal Aviation Administration chief counsel, has been elected chair...

Inspector General Audits FAA on Drones: How Does the Agency Measure Up?

According to the OIG, the Federal Aviation Administration, rather than "proactively identifying and mitigating risks," is taking a "reactive approach to UAS oversight."

Commercial Drone Alliance Pens Letter to Trump Administration

The Commercial Drone Alliance has authored an open letter to President-elect Donald Trump and his Transition Team in an effort to advance the U.S.’...

New President, New Transportation Secretary: How Should Drones be Handled?

The Drone Manufacturers Alliance (DMA) – comprising 3DR, DJI, GoPro and Parrot – is applauding President-elect Donald Trump’s recent nomination of Elaine Chao as...

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