Nags Head proposes drone regulations


by By Brandi Cummings NAGS HEAD, N.C. (WAVY) – A proposed ordinance would mean stricter rules rules for drones in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. For many cities and towns in the Outer Banks and in Hampton Roads, regulating unmanned aircraft…

AOPA:- Drones: Where do we go from here?


by By Alyssa J. Miller Representatives of drone associations, research institutes, and universities; drone enthusiasts; and those curious about the growing drone industry gathered June 14 at the UAS Academy near Warrenton, Virginia, for RoboFest 2015. The meeting of the minds,…

Unmanned aircraft test flights to detect mock pipeline hazards


by Unmanned aircraft researchers associated with the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership at Virginia Tech tested new sensor technology designed to detect potentially disruptive activities along energy pipeline routes. The flights last week near Farmville, in rural Virginia, involved a fixed-wing RS-20 unmanned…