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September 3rd
by Ava Wallace, The drone flew over Grandstand before it flew into Armstrong Stadium. “I was a little bit scared, I have to say,” Pennetta said. “I mean, with all the things that happen now in the world, I’m imagining, ‘OK,...
September 3rd
by by Nick Summers Star Wars merchandise is big business. So big, in fact, that the films’ stewards are streaming an unboxing marathon for all of the Force Awakens toys coming out on “Force Friday” tomorrow. We weren’t goin...
September 3rd
by CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center of Excellence & Innovation at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has a new leader: Jerry Hendrix was announced as Executive Director last week. He previously served...
September 3rd
by On August 27, 2015 the California State Senate followed the State Assembly’s lead in passing California SB 142. AMA spoke out in opposition to this bill in a letter to the Senate and the bill’s sponsors, and testified further…...
September 3rd
by The RCAPA still believes that FAA accountability is the key to timely airspace integration. The GAO report pointed out what it could in the way of FAA progress, but what about the Congressionally mandated comprehensive airspace integration plan...
September 3rd
by McMinnville, Oregon, August 21, 2015 Northwest UAV (NWUAV) is pleased to announce the completion of over 100 hours of rigorous flight testing with the NW-44 engine, setting a new altitude record for small normally aspirated unmanned propulsion ...
September 2nd
by Dear Governor Brown, We appeal to you to not sign SB142 into law. We are concerned that the Bill is potentially flawed, as representatives may not fully understand all of the complexities and nuances of safety regulating the national…Read...
September 2nd
by A little bird tells us one of its family was responsible for the recently touted tail strike. Manned aviation forums were attributing the damage to the tail of what turns out to be a late model PA-23, Aztec (thanks Roger)…Read more →...
September 2nd
by The FAA has employed new folks and moved the bar. For many folks the dodge they have been using to fly commercially for years has had its ambiguities removed. 1. PURPOSE. This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance to persons…Read more ...
September 2nd
by TORONTO, Ontario (August 30th, 2015) – A group of geospatial veterans have identified the need to address the global commercial UAS/drone mapping market and have formed The GPS Group to meet the needs of this rapidly expanding segment within...
News from UAS VISION
September 3rd
Rio Tinto is moving to expand its use of unmanned aerial systems outside its current mine monitoring and inspection activities and into the wider business. Rio is among many in the industrial sector to turn to drones to more safely and easily survey and i...
September 3rd
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has published updated guidance on model aircraft operations that reflects current law governing hobby or recreational use of unmanned aircraft. Advisory Circular (AC) 91-57A replaces the previous guidance that, as...
September 3rd
Aiblob, formed in early 2015,  is aiming to deliver advanced aerial data analytics and using UAS for empowerment of the society in large. Headquartered in Bengaluru, AIBLOB is the culmination of seasoned professionals with thousands of man hours of expert...
September 3rd
Video Credit: Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron – The Blue Angels  Still time to see them in the 2015 airshow season… SEPTEMBER 01-02 Thunder Over the Boardwalk 05-06 Great State of Maine Air Show 12-13 Fort Worth Alliance Air Show 19-20 NAS ...
September 3rd
The Warsaw University of Technology (WUT) and Lockheed Martin celebrated the successful conclusion of a joint advanced applied research program focused on the integration between manned and unmanned airborne platform systems. The program builds on the str...
September 3rd
Scientists are working on creating   a new design for a technology that redefines what the public views as imaginary. Inspired  by the  well-known Invisibility Cloak from Harry  Potter, electrical  engineers at  the University of California,  San  Diego h...
September 2nd
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected Marke “Hoot” Gibson and Earl Lawrence for two executive-level positions that will guide the agency’s approach to safe, timely and efficient integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into U.S. air...
September 2nd
While more than 625,000 acres of wildfires burned throughout the Pacific Northwest, crew members of the Insitu Rapid Response team launched a ScanEagle unmanned aircraft into the hazy skies above the Paradise Fire in Washington’s Olympic National Pa...
September 2nd
A European startup is now marketing a consumer anti-drone system that’s designed to detect and report unmanned aircraft flying in a specified range of airspace. The company, Dedrone, is marketing the system to prisons, corporations, event planners — or an...
September 2nd
Most of what was learned at this year’s Black Dart counter-drone exercise will remain classified, but it proved that one of the oldest and deadliest weapons in the U.S. arsenal works against the 21st Century threat of drones, too. “The Marine sniper shot ...