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”...

Stand down comments for FAA meeting on the 19th

Several readers have received emails from Renee at the FAA:- It appears incorrect information has been distributed about the December 19th Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee...

Notice of Aviation Rule-making: Unmanned Aircraft correction (more time)

Ok in my haste to get the info out earlier it seems I had the date wrong. The meeting is on the 19th register...

Notice of Aviation Rule-making: Unmanned Aircraft (Drones)

If you have an opinion on the future commercial use of small unmanned aircraft in the USA you can make your point on the...

Petition the FAA for simple sUAS rules in the USA

Good luck to the folks organising this one, it needs lots of voices. Perhaps the AUVSI will inform there membership as well. Instruct the FAA...

How Did The U.S. Fall So Far Behind On UAS Integration?

While it is no big revelation the FAA’s successive FAA administrators have been fiddling while the UAS/RPAS airspace integration Rome has burnt to the...

Federal Government Shackles Unmanned Aerial System Industry

By Pamela Barrett Border Sentinel The relatively new technology of modern Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) inherently offers potentially great benefits to myriad facets of the U.S....