UAV Safety

PrecisionHawk’s LATAS Platform Makes Drone Operators Aware of Surroundings

PrecisionHawk Inc. has announced the launch of its low-altitude traffic and airspace safety platform (LATAS), which links drones, 3D ground data and live manned...

AT&T, Qualcomm to Test sUAS on Commercial 4G LTE Networks

Qualcomm Technologies Inc. (QTI) - a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc. – has announced a partnership with AT&T in which the two will test small...

New Operations Manual Helps Journalists Get a Leg up on Drones

To help newsrooms get started on using drones for journalism, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's (UNL) Drone Journalism Lab is releasing an operations manual that...

Calif. Bill Addressing Drones in Emergency Zones Makes its Way to Governor

California State Sen. Ted Gaines, R-El Dorado, says his legislation granting civil immunity to emergency responders who damage unmanned aircraft has passed out of...

Aviation Maintenance School Rolls out UAS Training in Virginia

The Virginia Beach, Va.-based Aviation Institute of Maintenance has rolled out an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) training course at two of its Virginia campuses.The...

United States Aircraft Insurance Group Rolls out UAS Program

New York City-based United States Aircraft Insurance Group (USAIG) recently introduced a safety program, Performance Vector Unmanned, which is designed specifically for policyholders who insure...

Kansas State Polytechnic, PrecisionHawk Get to Work on EVLOS Drone Ops

As the new regulations (Part 107) for commercial operations of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) take effect today, the UAS program on Kansas State...

DARPA: How Can We Protect Ourselves Against sUAS Threats?

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently issued a request for information (RFI) to explore ideas and approaches to improve the protection of fixed...

Study: Most UAS Accidents Caused by Technical, Not Operator, Errors

A new report claims that technical problems, rather than operator errors, have been behind the majority of consumer drone accidents over the last decade.Researchers...

‘Safer Together’ Initiative Addresses Risk of Drone, General Aviation Collisions

Drone maker senseFly has teamed up with aviation navigation app Air Navigation Pro to launch Safer Together, an initiative to address the risk of...

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