Raven and Puma RFP for Redstone

This is a Special Notice only. It does not constitute a Request for Proposal (RFP) or a promise to issue an RFP in the...

The RCAPA Response to FAA Test Center RFC (Request For Comments)

Below the requested comments submitted on behalf of the membership of the Remote Control Aerial Photography Associations, and in the best interest of the...

Scan Eagle UAS onboard Coast Guard National Security Cutter

DAHLGREN, Va. -- Navy engineers demonstrated the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities of a ship-based unmanned aerial system (UAS) for senior Coast Guard,...

ERAU asks to be test site for civilian drones

BY SKYLER SWISHER, STAFF WRITER DAYTONA BEACH -- Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University wants to make Florida one of only six test sites that will study how...

Unmanned aircraft tests must ‘do no harm’

By Dan Namowitz AOPA AOPA supports the integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) but reminds the FAA that the creation of test sites for them...

Dollars For Drones: Firms Ready Lobbying Battle Over U.S. Flight Regs

John T. Bennett  U.S. News & World Report Before the low hum of drones appear above American homes, there will come ever-louder tones from defense...

FAA official overseeing UAS coming to Grand Forks

One of the keynote speakers at this year’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Summit in Grand Forks is the top Federal Aviation Administration official overseeing unmanned...

Poison drones carrying biological weapon are new Olympic threat, warns Colonel in charge of...

The Mail Online carries a rather sensational headline that underlines just how seriously authorities are taking  Olympic Games airspace security. In reality its only platforms...

AUVSI Presses DOT to Release Small UAS Proposed Rule

On 4 May, AUVSI President & CEO Michael Toscano sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood asking him to expedite the publication of...

EUROCAE WG93 On Lightweight RPAS Is Announced

In December 2011, the Secretary General of EUROCAE took the decision to establish a separate working group to deal specifically with Light Remotely Piloted...