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Kentucky Governor Claims Drone Flew Over House, Filmed Children

Earlier today, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin claimed through a series of tweets that a drone was flying over his house and filming his children....

Unmanned Systems Association of Virginia Announces Twofold Expansion

With the addition of 11 new members, the Unmanned Systems Association of Virginia (USAV), a nonprofit coalition of companies in the unmanned systems industry,...
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New York-Nevada Partners Establish Training for UAS Workforce Development

The federally designated unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test site in Nevada and the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) have entered into a partnership...
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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...

FAA Builds Industry Rulemaking Committee for Remote UAS Identification

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has created a new aviation rulemaking committee dedicated to helping the agency identify the owners of rogue unmanned aircraft...
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FAA Enacts UAS Restrictions Around 133 Military Facilities

The federal agency says this marks the first time it has established airspace restrictions that apply only to unmanned aircraft systems.

U.S. Sens. Push for Federal Funding to Support Oregon’s UAS Industry

Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are urging transportation officials to provide more investment in the federally funded Contract Tower Program, which they...

Saturday Night’s Alright for Flying: The Ins and Outs of Drone Ops in the...

Since the FAA's Part 107 was announced last summer, many companies have been reaping the benefits of their additional drone waivers, especially for operations taking place beyond the daylight hours.

FAA, Xcel Energy Partner to Advance UAS for Utility Inspections

In an effort to research the safe operation of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for inspecting critical infrastructure, Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy is partnering with the...

How to Move Drone Industry Forward Under New Trump Order

The Commercial Drone Alliance has proposed a way to keep the industry thriving under the White House’s recent executive order of “Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs.”

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