UAV Safety

Acend, Liberty Specialty Markets Launch On-Demand Insurance for Drone Market

Acend Inc., an insurance and technology company, says it is working together with Liberty Specialty Markets, part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, to provide...

Phoenix Air Unmanned Operator Achieves ARGUS Gold Rating

ARGUS International Inc. (ARGUS) hasĀ announced Phoenix Air Unmanned, a commercial unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operator headquartered in Cartersville, Ga., as the first ARGUS Gold...
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Examining the Age-Old Question: What Are the Risks of Flying Drones Over People?

An FAA-commissioned report has concluded that sUAS are far more safe to operate over people than earlier studies had assumed, says DJI.
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FAA Heads to Dallas for Airport UAS Detection Work

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is teaming up with industry partners to carry out detection research on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) at airports. Specifically,...
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The FAA’s First Round of UAS Facility Maps is Here

As promised, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has published more than 200 facility maps in hopes of streamlining the authorization process for commercial drone...

Md. Police Arrest Drone Pilot for Flying in Restricted Airspace, Near Helicopter

The homeland security division of Prince George's County, Md., Police Department (PGPD) has arrested a 24-year-old man for allegedly flying a drone in restricted...
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Insurer Launches UAS Services for Enhanced Risk Management

Allied World North America, partĀ of Allied World Assurance Co. Holdings AG, is expanding its risk management offerings to policyholders to include access to discounted...
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Sense-and-Avoid UAS Tests Bring Together Feds, Industry and Academia

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Northrop Grumman, and Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems (ACSS) have announced a series of successful flight tests of a...
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New Partnership Mates Autonomous Drone Inspections, On-Demand Insurance

Loveland Innovations, the maker of IMGING, an autonomous drone inspection solution built specifically for property insurance, has partnered with Verifly, a provider of on-demand...
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DJI Comes up with a New Way to Identify Drone Owners

The electronic system would be similar to that of automotive license plates, says DJI, which explains that the proposal balances the privacy of drone operators with the concerns of authorities.

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