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Small UAV Coalition’s Walden Gets Nod to Chair Global UAS Group

The Small UAV Coalition has announced that Gregory Walden, counsel to the coalition and former Federal Aviation Administration chief counsel, has been elected chair...

Small UAV Coalition Unveils Drone Operator Directory

Want to hire a commercial drone operator? Ahead of the implementation of Part 107, the coalition has created an online marketplace to shop for one.

Obama Signs FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016

On Friday, July 15, President Barack Obama signed into law H.R.636, the FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016, which extends short-term authorization...

Final Small UAS Rulemaking Is Imminent, Says Small UAV Coalition

Expected to be released by the FAA as early as today, the final rules will mean the commercial drone industry is "open for business," the group says.

U.S. Senator Urges FAA to Include ‘Capable, Willing Stakeholders’ in Drone Committee

U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to continue including “strong industry, government, research and academia” in the...

Small UAV Coalition Urges Reform to FAA Exemption Process

In order to further “reform and improve” the process for obtaining a commercial unmanned aircraft system (UAS) exemption from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA),...

Industry Creates Voluntary Best Practices for U.S. Drone Operators

Led by the NTIA, unmanned aircraft systems stakeholders have come up with voluntary practices for privacy, transparency and accountability.

Small UAV Coalition to Congress: Clock is Ticking to Reauthorize FAA

The coalition warns that the U.S. drone industry "cannot fully develop and thrive under another short-term extension of current FAA authorities."

New Small UAV Coalition Members: T-Mobile, Walmart, Linking the World

The Small UAV Coalition recently welcomed telecommunications company T-Mobile, retail giant Walmart and humanitarian aid group Linking the World as new associate members.Current coalition...

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes FAA Reauthorization Bill

According to AUVSI, the legislation's Senate passage is a “critical milestone" for advancing the commercial and civil drone industry.

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