UAV Safety

NASA is Rolling out a Big UAS Demo in Nevada

Next Wednesday, NASA will be flying five unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to test planning, tracking and alerting capabilities of its UAS traffic management (UTM)...

FAA Sends out Drone Notice for Hurricane Matthew

In light of Hurricane Matthew, the Federal Aviation Administration is cautioning unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operators to take notice of any upcoming flight restrictions.According...

Bill Penalizing UAVs Over ‘Critical’ Infrastructure Advances in Pa.

Pennsylvania’s Senate Judiciary Committee has unanimously approved a measure that would penalize unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operators for flying their aircraft over certain facilities...

Illinois School Rolls out Two-Day UAS Education Course

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is rolling out a two-day course on how to obtain Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification for commercial unmanned aircraft system...

Nokia Gets to Work on UAV Traffic Management System

Nokia has announced its support for what it says is Europe’s first dedicated testing facility for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for...

New Hampshire City Mulls Cemetery UAV Restrictions

The City of Claremont, N.H., is looking to implement a policy that would keep consumer unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from flying over cemeteries.According to...

DARPA Sets out to Develop Tracking Tech for UAS in Large Cities

The U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has launched its Aerial Dragnet program, which seeks new technologies to provide persistent,...

MITRE Reveals Winners of Counter-UAS Technology Challenge

The MITRE Corp., a nonprofit organization that operates research and development centers sponsored by the federal government, has announced the winners of its Countering...

Insurance Company Rolls Out New Drone CGL Coverage

General Star Management Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of General Reinsurance Corp., has announced the availability of commercial general liability (CGL) coverage specifically designed...

Commercial Drone Pilot Training Kicking off at Kansas State Polytechnic

Kansas State University's Polytechnic Campus is expanding its unmanned aircraft systems program (UAS) to now include a weeklong course centered on the Federal Aviation...

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