Did the FAA Arbitrarily Change its own UAS NAS Policy?

This is just one of the many questions the Remote Control Aerial Photography Association (RCAPA), have been asking over the last several years. This particular...

Dude, where’s my advocacy?

For most of 2010 the grass roots went fallow. However, the grass is looking a littlegreener coming out of spring and into conference season...

HR 658

Advocacy Update RE: H.R. 658 Just a small follow up to a previous story run here at sUAS News about the language contained in the FAA...

Updated Guidance issued to US Air Traffic Controllers for UAS in the NAS

Moving ever closer to the integration of UAS into the civilian airspace system in America. Air Traffic Controllers received this updated document last week. Information...

A Call to Action for AUVSI Members in the UAS Community

Following hot on the heals of the AMAs action to call members to write to congress to protect the rights of aeromodellers. The Association...

Just fun or a high-tech hazard? R/C aircraft morph into ‘drones

We don't think Aaron Shell thought he would get quite so many negative comments in the insert about FPV by Kerry Tomlinson and Bill Roberson...

A call to arms from the Academy of Model Aeronautics

Ahead of the NPRM the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA)  is asking its members to let their voices be heard and at the time...

Improved Commercial Air Service, Crater Lake Protections and UAV Testing Sites Included in FAA...

Washington, D.C. – With the Senate passage of the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill late last night, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.)...

AMA Works to Amend Reauthorization Bill Providing Relief for Model Aviation from sUAS Rules

M U N C I E, I N – Sen. James Inhofe, OK, successfully sponsored S.223 in the Senate yesterday with an amendment...

Commercial UAS flight to be permitted in the USA by no later than September...

FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2011 Start logging flight hours and failures and hope to be one of the chosen few allowed to start...