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Wyden Asks FAA to Stop Foot-Dragging on Drone Regulations

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Kirsten Nicolaisen, GoLocalPDX Digital Producer Senator Ron Wyden asked the FAA Tuesday Morning to stop foot-dragging on new regulations for unmanned drones. The uncertainty in rules governing Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), could delay growth in Oregon’s drone industry, according to Wyden.…

UMD Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site gets okay to fly

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The University of Maryland (UMD) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site, located in California, Md., received a Certificate of Waiver or Authorization (COA) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly the Talon 240, designed and manufactured by UAV Solutions,…

First drone takes off from Griffiss

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On Oct. 28, the experimental test flight of a Logos Technologies unmanned aerial vehicle took place at the Griffiss UAS Test Site and the Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance. The vehicle flown was powered by a parafoil system, which…

Sinclair unveils UAS test range

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Tristan Navera Staff Reporter- Dayton Business Journal Sinclair Community College has unveiled a new indoor test range for unmanned aerial systems. The community college says it is opening up its 35,000-square-foot fieldhouse, which is located in the basement of Building 8 on its…

CalUAS Changes Name to Monarch, Inc.

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California Unmanned Aircraft Systems (CalUAS) a company that manufacturers unmanned aircraft systems for 3D mapping in the precision agriculture, energy, and survey sectors, announced today that they are changing their company name and establishing headquarters in Ridgecrest, California. “Monarch, Inc.,…