RCAPA gives Jeffery Antonelli the nod to represent the org at the RTCA DAC

Jeffery Antonelli of Antonelli Law has been tapped by RCAPA to represent the organization in the RTCA Drone Advisory Committee. Mr Antonelli is recognized...
FAA Part 107

FAA Micro Unmanned Aircraft Systems Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) Recommendations Final Report

Here it is, what folks have been waiting for. Digest and understand dear sUAS News reader. "The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) chartered the Micro Unmanned...

RCAPA comments on registration

After a decade of working with the FAA and other stakeholders on safe integrating UAS into NAS, we are disappointed with the lack of...

Michael Drobac to Present At The 2015 Small Unmanned Systems Business Expo

There is no doubt that the Small UAV Coalition has burst onto the scene in a big way. In just a few short months they...

U.S. UAS Airspace Integration Stumbling Blocks

1. Empirical knowledge has taken a backseat to self-aggrandizing. 2. FAA is not using the scientific method 3. Manned interests “feelings” (AOPA, ALPA, HAI) 4. DOD vendors...

Obama’s drone order could come ‘any day now,’ lobbyist says

By Megan R. Wilson President Obama’s executive order on drone privacy could come “any day now,” according to a lobbyist for the industry. Michael Drobac, a senior...

Moonshots and Unicorns

So, what should we expect now that Google has joined the fray with delivery drones and the UAV Coalition? Confirmation of (more) interest in...

RCAPA Rebuttal to the FAA’s Interpretation of the Special Rule for Model Aircraft

Folks in the U.S. UAS community (which now including paper airplane aficionados too) were surprised and dismayed by the FAA’s “full special” interpretation for...

It’s your future, make it count.

We just passed the fifth anniversary of these recommendation being given to the FAA by members of the small UAS ARC, yet we still...

Team BlackSheep Response to NTSB Commercial Drone Decision

HONG KONG, Mar. 11, 2014 – Team BlackSheep is pleased with the dismissal of proposed FAA fines directed at its lead pilot, Raphael “Trappy”...