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Industry Group to Focus on Drone Education, Safety and Risk Management

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UAO Staff on Oct 05, 2015

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), Allianz Group’s specialist corporate insurer, says it has been named a founding member of the newly created UAS Insurance Association (UASIA), an industry group focused on all aspects of insurance, risk-management and safety related [Read More]

UAS Safety to be Focus of Aviation Subcommittee Hearing

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UAO Staff on Oct 02, 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Aviation, chaired by U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo, R-N.J., is holding a hearing on issues related to unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) safety. The hearing, entitled “Ensuring Aviation Safety in the Era of Unmanned Aircraft [Read More]

FAA, Denver International Airport Team up for Drone Safety Awareness

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UAO Staff on Sep 30, 2015

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says it is teaming up with Denver International Airport (DIA), the largest airport in the country in terms of land area, to raise awareness about safe unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations. DIA has also formed [Read More]

British Columbia College Hosting Event on UAV Safety, Regulations

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UAO Staff on Sep 23, 2015

In an effort to demystify and clarify current Canadian regulations, safe operation guidelines and risk management of flying drones, Okanagan College, in cooperation with the Kelowna and District Flying Club, is hosting a free information session open to the public. [Read More]

New UAV Safety Campaign is Aimed at Ag Stakeholders

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UAO Staff on Jul 30, 2015

The National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) has launched a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) safety campaign to raise awareness and prevent accidents between UAVs and low-altitude, manned aircraft. The first public-outreach tool in the safety campaign is a UAV ‘safety [Read More]

ASSURE Partner Creates UAS Safety Technology for BVLOS Flight

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UAO Staff on May 27, 2015

Ottawa, Ontario-based Kongsberg Gallium, a subsidiary of Kongsberg Defence Systems and a provider of geospatial visualization software, has developed a new safety display technology for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Kongsberg Gallium is a partner of the Alliance for System Safety [Read More]

Unmanned Safety Institute Brings Training to Great Lakes Region

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UAO Staff on Jan 21, 2015

Center Mass Inc. (CMI), a Livonia, Mich.-based law enforcement weapons and tactical training provider, has partnered with The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), a training organization for unmanned aerial systems (UAS) operators. Through the partnership, CMI will bring UAS training to [Read More]

UAS Safety Campaign Gets New Support from Aviation Organization

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UAO Staff on Jan 14, 2015

The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) recently announced its support of the new unmanned aerial systems (UAS) safety campaign, ‘Know Before You Fly,’ during the 2015 Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) Expo. Oshkosh, Wis.-based EAA comprises 185,000 members and 1,000 local [Read More]

Holiday Drone Sales Bring Unknown Safety Risk, Says Unmanned Vehicle University

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UAO Staff on Dec 29, 2014

With thousands of drones given as holiday gifts this year, more untested operators may create a mass safety risk in the sky, according to Darrell Slaughter, director of business development at Phoenix-based Unmanned Vehicle University (UVU). Slaughter says that UAVs [Read More]

Group to Test Aeryon sUAS for Public Safety Applications

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UAO Staff on Dec 04, 2014

Aeryon Labs Inc. says Unmanned Experts (UMEX) plans to use the Aeryon SkyRanger and Aeryon Scout to investigate and evaluate the benefits of small unmanned aerial system (sUAS) technology in a number of police and fire service applications. UMEX has [Read More]