Category: Papers

Empowering the public’s privacy with ADS-B

  INTRODUCTION   The people of the U.S. and the world are waking up to the notion that they may have traded the conveniences technology affords in exchange for privacy. The current flashpoint is Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or “Drones.”   This technology and capabilities have come to be widely acknowledged as an effective tool…

A Profound comment on the Privacy Issues conversation….

An intelligent, equitable comment on the Privacy issues concerning UAS in the US. This is the kind of comment that encourages productive discourse on the issue. Here Here Tim! The Truth About Remotely Piloted Vehicles and Privacy. By: Tim Adelman May 23, 2012 The media and privacy groups have two well-known tendencies.  First, they are more than willing to…

Unmanned Aircraft Used for Environmental Methods

This paper is meant to enlighten people on possible environmental related uses that unmanned aircraft systems are doing presently, and dispel pre-conceptions that UAS can only be used for martial (military and police) or spying (movies and espionage) uses. The topics that will be covered in this paper to teach people are farming, fire, hurricane…

The Law and Operating Unmanned Aircraft In the U.S. National Airspace System

   Leonard Ligon and Tim Adelman, Attorney at Law have written the following white paper on a subject near and dear to us here at the sUAS News. The white paper highlights what many see as another example of possible incongruities in policy and regulations and their applicability concerning public aircraft and public UAS. Without…

Unmanned Aircraft Systems’ Remote Sensing Technology Used Against Bark Beetles in National Forests

 2011 Unmanned Aircraft Systems’ Remote Sensing Technology Used Against Bark Beetles in National Forests Brett Whalin   This paper goes over the growing problem of bark beetles destroying North America’s forests. It first goes over the life of the beetles and the current methods of fighting them, in order to give the reader ideas on…