UAV Safety

munich re

Munich Re Launches U.S. Drone Liability Solution

New Jersey-headquartered Munich Reinsurance America Inc. (Munich Re, US) has launched a new product that the company says offers a customized liability solution for...

Major California Utility Urges Safe Drone Flying in Light of Recent Incident

San Francisco-based Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E), which delivers energy to nearly 16 million people in northern and central California, is urging its...
pingstation

uAvionix Introduces All-Weather ADS-B Receiver for UAS Applications

uAvionix Corp., a Palo Alto, Calif.-based provider of avionics solutions for unmanned aircraft system (UAS), has rolled out PingStation, what the company says is...
wildfire

Interior Department Enhances Program to Deter Drones from Wildfires

Building on recent initiatives to prevent privately operated unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) from interfering with federal, state and local wildland firefighting, the U.S. Department...
repair

City Claims Drone Crash Caused California Power Outage

Last Thursday night, a drone operator in Mountain View, Calif., reportedly crashed his aircraft into a high-voltage wire and subsequently cut the power for...
prison

Bill to Keep Drones Away from Prisons Advances in New York

A bill that would ban the civilian use of drones within 1,000 feet of a correctional facility has been passed by the New York...
federal officials

Federal Officials Get Specialized Drone Training in Idaho

This week, Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are conducting an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) training seminar for DOE...

North Dakota Creates UAS Detection and Counter-UAS Task Force

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has announced the formation of a task force focused on technologies to protect against potential threats from rogue unmanned...
michigan

Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources Reiterates Drone Prohibitions at Wildfires

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is reminding drone operators that state laws restrict unmanned aircraft use at the scenes of wildfires.Michigan’s Unmanned...

ICAO, AUVSI Seek Proposals for UAS Traffic Management Systems

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a specialized agency of the United Nations, and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) have announced...

Stay Connected

335FansLike
115FollowersFollow
4,489FollowersFollow