Important Information about U.S. Drone Laws this Holiday Season

Check out today’s post on drone safety during the holidays from James Mackler of the Frost Brown Todd law group. James holds a commercial pilot certificate, and advises businesses on the...

FAA Lacks a Risk-Based Oversight Process for Civil Unmanned Aircraft Systems

The growing demand for civil Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) operations presents new safety oversight challenges for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Using an authority granted by Congress, FAA has approved over...

FAA Preparing to Launch New Rules about Flying Over People

The Hill recently reported that the Federal Aviation Administration is preparing the launch of a new set of drone regulations concerning UAV flight over people. As you probably know, back in June...

A Closer Look at the DJI Phantom 4 Pro

Now that the dust has settled on DJI’s latest entry to the consumer drone market, we thought it would be a good time to take a closer look at the new...

FAA Evaluates Drone Detection Systems Around Denver

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) that enter the protected airspace around airports can pose serious threats to safety. The FAA is coordinating with our government and industry partners to evaluate technologies that...

Drones Overhead: the FAA’s New Rule on Flight Over People

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is getting ready to move on the promised regulations for flight over people, The Hill reports. Commercial drone operators have been waiting for the details of...

New FAA drone rule lowers pilot requirements

In a little more than a week, a new Federal Aviation Administration rule takes effect that lowers the barrier for commercial use of small drones — those weighing 55 pounds or...

White House races to finish drone rules

The White House is picking up the pace on drones. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has struggled to keep up with the emerging technology and develop a national framework to integrate drones...

SKY-FUTURES AWARDED WITH HIGHEST LEVEL OF SGS RPAS SAFETY & COMPLIANCE VERIFICATION

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company with a global network of 1,800 offices and laboratories, and has extended its services into the drone industry. The SGS...

The Part 107 Certificate Test: Industry Asks FAA for Changes

The Small UAV Coalition – an drone industry group promoting safety and innovation – has published a letter addressed to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta asking for clarification and some changes to...

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5 Ways Drones Bring College Campuses to New Heights

Since the first drones hit the market, it was clear that their usability covers a wide spectrum of purposes, locations, and user-groups. Although mainly...
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