McDonnell Amends Moratorium on Drones

By STEFFANIE ATKINS Capital News Service RICHMOND,Va. – Gov. Bob McDonnell on Monday proposed amending legislation to put a moratorium on the use of drone technology in Virginia until 2015. McDonnell’s suggested amendments to House Bill 2012 and Senate Bill 1331…

Chinese Media to Deploy Drones for Aerial Photos

A job notice released by the Hubei Daily Media Group on Tuesday said an operator will be recruited for the purpose of taking aerial photos via drones, People’s Daily newspaper reports. The provincial media in central China’s Hubei province also…

Shiebel Demonstrates CAMCOPTER S-100 Capabilities at LIMA

Shiebel will demonstrate the capabilities of the CAMCOPTER S-100 Unmanned Aircraft System during flight displays at Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) Exhibition, which takes place in Malaysia from 26th to 30th March 2013. There has been strong interest in the…

Insitu founder speaks to lawmakers about drones

By Lucas Wiseman, The Columbian/Murrow News Service OLYMPIA — If you see an unmanned aerial vehicle flying overhead, it is much more likely looking at local topography or searching for a hiker than spying on you, according to Tad McGeer,…

House tables bill to limit drone use in NH

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire’s House wants more time to consider whether drones should be allowed to spy on or launch attacks on its citizens. The House voted 278-87 Wednesday to table a bill that would prohibit the unmanned…

Podcast: The Burn

Join sUAS News podcast host Gene Robinson, technology permitting live from a Texas controlled burn. Find out what his part in the trials has been. The show starts at 0800 Pacific on Wednesday the 27th of March. As always the…

The Flyaway Club, first glimpse.

Kevin Finisterre writes to sUAS News with feedback from the new sUAS safety reporting system. An effort applauded by all of us at sUAS News. We’ve had many requests for us to hurry up and get to publishing some of…