UAV Safety

Federally Approved Ping200S Transponder Ready for UAV Market

uAvionix Corp. says its Ping200S Mode S transponder with automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) has received approval from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).Weighing just 50...

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.

Kansas State Polytechnic: Five Reminders for UAS Hobbyists

With unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) expected to be a popular gift item this holiday season and beyond, the UAS program at Kansas State University's...

FAA Recognizes Denver International Airport for UAS Work

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has recognized Denver International Airport (DEN) with a 2016 Regional Administrator Aviation Partnership Award for the airport’s partnership and...

Transport Canada Takes Steps Toward Growing Drone Industry

Transport Canada is moving forward with a number of safety initiatives for drones.Kate Young, member of Parliament for London West and parliamentary secretary to...

Unmanned Safety Institute Links up with Airborne Law Enforcement Association

The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), a provider of flight safety education and remote pilot training and certification, has partnered with the Airborne Law Enforcement...

Flying Drones Beyond Line of Sight: How Can You Mitigate Risks?

According to new research from PrecisionHawk, technology assistance is critical for operators make the safety case for UAS flights taking place beyond the visual line of sight.

New System Provides Instant Authentication of a Drone’s Identity

Through a partnership with DigiCert, AirMap has rolled out Drone ID: technology that will enable instant authentication of an unmanned aircraft system’s (UAS) identity...

Giving a Drone for the Holidays? State DOT Offers Helpful Gift Tag

In anticipation for the large number of drones expected to be sold this holiday season, the aviation division of North Carolina’s Department of Transportation...

Edmonton Police Service Announces First UAV-Related Charge

The Edmonton, Alberta, Police Service (EPS) has charged a man in relation to what it calls the “unsafe and dangerous operation” of an unmanned...

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