DOT IG To Audit UAS Approvals

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by DOT’s Inspector General (IG) plans to begin an audit this month of FAA’s current processes for approving civil unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations and overseeing their safe operation, noting “the significant and complex challenges” of safely integrating UAS into…

Sony Venture Unveils Drone Prototype

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by Aerosense, Sony Corp.’s joint-venture drone company, Monday unveiled a prototype of the flying machines it will use to serve business customers. The airplane-shaped drones will take off and land vertically, and are expected to carry objects weighing up to 22…

Texas:- New drone laws start Sept. 1

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by By Garrett Brnger SAN ANTONIO - Drone use is taking off around the United States, and the Texas Legislature is among the state governments trying to keep up. Texas lawmakers passed three laws on unmanned aircraft – more commonly referred to…

Gulf Unmanned Systems Center public outreach

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by Gulf Unmanned System Center, LLC (GUSC) visited the Tallahassee Museum in Tallahassee, Florida to educate the youth on unmanned vehicles and the uses of this technology. GUSC Education Manager, Bruce Buckley and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Program Manager, John Watts…

Pope Francis has a drone of his very own

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by By Abby Ohlheiser A group of students from a Jesuit school in Rome presented Pope Francis with a drone of his very own Thursday, continuing what has become a delightful tradition of giving the pope cool gifts. And this drone…