UAV Safety

FAA Kicks off First Meeting of Unmanned Aircraft Safety Team

Last week in Washington, D.C., the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) convened the first meeting of its Unmanned Aircraft Safety Team (UAST).According to the FAA,...

British Columbia Man Convicted, Fined for ‘Harassing Wildlife’ with UAS

The Conservation Officer Service (COS), a Canadian government organization based out of North Vancouver, British Columbia, has convicted a Vancouver Island man for “harassing...

Researchers Take Down Quadcopter by Hacking 3D-Printed Propellers

Researchers from three universities have demonstrated what they say was the first complete sabotage attack on a 3D additive manufacturing (AM) system – specifically,...

NASA’s Unmanned Aircraft System Flights in Nevada Boast Several Firsts

In collaboration with the FAA and a number of drone tech companies, NASA carried out milestone tests as part of its UAS Traffic Management research.

SpotterRF Helps Secure Presidential Debate from Low-Flying UAS

SpotterRF, an Orem, Utah-based provider of compact surveillance radar (CSR), says it helped secure last night’s presidential debate in Las Vegas from ground and...

Las Vegas PD Reminds Public of UAS Restrictions for Presidential Debate

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) is reminding the public that there will be a temporary flight restriction (TFR) for the last presidential...

Unmanned Safety Institute Joins FAA Program; UAS Course Made Available

The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), a subsidiary of ARGUS International Inc., has been accepted as a training provider to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA)...

How to Assess Impact of UAV-Plane Collisions: Fly Them into Each Other?

The U.K.'s Department of Transport, Civil Aviation Authority and Ministry of Defence collectively called for the “secretive tests," which will take place in restricted airspace in Wales.

Drone Sense-and-Avoid Competition Launched for November’s UTM Convention

The UTM Convention 2016 and HiddenGenius.com have partnered to launch a $15,000 technology competition that demonstrates drone sense-and-avoid (SAA) technologies.The competition will be held...

Woops! UAV Injury Causes Snafu in MLB Playoff Pitching Rotation

Trevor Bauer, a starting pitcher for Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Cleveland Indians - who are currently fighting with the Toronto Blue Jays for a...

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