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Introducing Mobile Skylight, a New York-Made UAS Traffic Management System

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced central New York-based Gryphon Sensors’ development of a mobile unmanned traffic management (UTM) system called Mobile Skylight.Featuring...
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Fifty Airports to Adopt Automated Airspace Authorization for Drones

Fifty U.S. airports will soon be allowing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operators to apply for automated authorization to fly in controlled airspace.According to an...
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UN Agency Prez Urges Harmonized Airspace Management for UAS

Opening the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems Symposium in Abuja, Nigeria, on Monday, ICAO Council President Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu...
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Unmanned Aircraft Safety Team Announces Latest Initiatives

At a recent meeting of the Unmanned Aircraft Safety Team (UAST), an industry-government partnership formed last summer to address drone safety issues, the group...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

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