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July 28th
PLYMOUTH, Calif. — Cal Fire confirmed Sunday evening that a drone being flown over the Sand Fire nearly caused air-attack operations to be stopped because of the potential danger to firefighting planes. The unidentified person flying the drone...
July 28th
Fafinski Mark & Johnson, P.A. reported that it has added an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) practice group that will be led by the firm’s aviation group of legal advisors and litigators. In its release, Fafinski Mark & Johnson sa...
July 27th
By JACK NICAS and ANDREA GALLO Welcome to drone school. Please don’t fly any drones. Capitalizing on an anticipated boom in the unmanned-aircraft industry, several U.S. universities and colleges are launching training programs for future...
July 26th
Teke Wiggin The nation’s largest real estate brokerage is warning agents who work out of more than 200 offices in the northeastern U.S. not to commission drone photography from vendors until the Federal Aviation Administration issues “clearly ...
July 25th
Earlier this week a pilot from Idaho was preparing to begin a spray run through a field. Barely visible ahead of him was a small stationary object. He decided it must be a kite since a bird would not remain…Read more →
July 25th
Well done the AMA, now its time for folks to really get writing so far its been lackluster. I wonder if this will allow the FAA to delay the more important for our readers, small rule making NPRM?? At the request of…Read more →
July 25th
Paul Kiska Cleveland Aerial Media told NewsChannel5 last week they violated a temporary flight restriction July 12, when they flew a drone over the Innerbelt Bridge demolition and posted the video online. That flight triggered a letter of inve...
July 25th
SEATTLE – It was a tall order, but police were quick to react late Tuesday after receiving eyewitness reports of a drone flying near Seattle’s world-famous Space Needle. Space Needle security personnel called police just before 8:3...
July 25th
by Anna Forrester The administration is set to pass an executive order to establish privacy guidelines and voluntary best practices for unmanned aerial vehicles in the U.S. commercial market, POLITICO reported Wednesday. Erin Mershon and Kevin...
July 24th
The Aeromapper Talon offers the easiest way to achieve professional georeferenced DEMs and orthomosaics. Features a EPO foam body, parachute landing system, 16 Mp camera with Voigtlander lens (the best optics for UAV mapping), fully autonomous...
News from UAS VISION
July 28th
President Barack Obama plans to issue an executive order to develop privacy guidelines for commercial UAS operating in U.S. airspace, according to POLITICO. The order would put the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, an arm of the ...
July 28th
A failure of the pitch and roll attitude gyro led to a QF-4E Phantom II crash at the White Sands National Monument, approximately five miles southwest of Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., Feb. 7, 2014, according to an Air Combat Command accident investigatio...
July 28th
David Lesh owns a ski and snowboard outerwear company based in Colorado. The Colorado resident purchased a drone to film aerial ski and snowboard videos. This weekend, while visiting his girlfriend’s family in Fitchburg, he found a new use for his d...
July 28th
Aquamarine waters and an abundance of marine life make Glover Reef off the coast of Belize a popular diving spot. But soon the azure sky above this barrier reef may be filled with the buzzing of UAS, sent to combat the illegal fishing that plagues the reg...
July 28th
Seattle’s famous sky-high tourist attraction is still standing after police received reports of a drone crash Tuesday at the Space Needle. Space Needle security called police just before 8:30 PM after several guests reported seeing a small drone buzz the ...
July 25th
UAV systems, LLC. has developed background radiation monitoring system for Russian meteorology and ecological monitoring corporation Rosgidromet. The base of the system is serially produced scintillational wide-range intellectual x-ray and gamma emission ...
July 25th
The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18 Hornet is a twin-engine supersonic, all-weather carrier-capable multirole combat jet, designed as both a fighter and attack aircraft (F/A designation for Fighter/Attack). Designed by McDonnell Douglas and Northrop...
July 25th
The Eurofighter Typhoon is a twin-engine, canard-delta wing, multirole fighter.The Typhoon was designed and is manufactured by a consortium of three companies; BAE Systems, Airbus Group and Alenia Aermacchi, who conduct the majority of affairs dealing wit...
July 25th
New Zealand’s tourism authority is now planning to cash in on the trend, buying a $1400 DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ drone to tour the country’s ski slopes, as well as Queenstown and Lake Tekapo, to capture tourist dronies. Tourism New Zealand Australia General ...
July 25th
UAV Factory has started deliveries of its own turnkey Fuel Injected Engines. UAV28-EFI is a turnkey fuel injected engine system developed for small unmanned aircraft vehicles with up to 55 lbs takeoff weight. The engine is supplied with the UAV Factory...