SESAR examines UAS airspace integration

Europe’s SESAR (Single European Sky ATM Research) Joint Undertaking has begun a study into the integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into non-segregated airspace...

Pilots: Drones pose major safety threat in civilian air space

BY BOB BREWIN Allowing widespread operation of drones in the United States amounts to a recipe for disaster, military and private pilots told the Federal Aviation...

US risks losing competitive edge, Wes Bush Northrop Grumman

The United States risks losing its current competitive edge in the unmanned aircraft market unless Washington acts soon to ease tough restrictions on their...

FAA Releases Lists of Drone Certificates—Many Questions Left Unanswered

This week the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) finally released its first round of records in response to EFF’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit for information on the...

MAPPS Executive director urges commercial UAS approval for aerial operations

DAYTON, Ohio—Speaking at the first annual Ohio UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) Conference, held at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, OH, MAPPS Executive Director John...

USAF Places Order for AeroVironment Puma AE Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

AeroVironment reports that it received a firm fixed-price order valued at $2,431,440 on April 5, 2012 from the U.S. Air Force for Puma AE small unmanned...

Spectrum threat to FPV flyers on 1200 Mhz CARSR

  The ARRL reports and issue not only for radio hams but those that emply 1280 Mhz as a video downlink frequency. The Federal Aviation Administration...

Cineflex Broadcast quality cameras flown under Schiebel S-100

This is exciting news, so much so that the Camcopter has made our UAS Got Talent tab, high praise indeed! Another game changing moment...

A Primer on Domestic Drones: Legal, Policy, and Privacy Implications

Greg McNeal Forbes The domestic use of drones is a popular topic following Congress’ recently passed FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012.  The act provides funding...

State DOT admits mistake with unusable drone aircraft

HawaiiNewsNow The state Department of Transportation's Harbors Division has been unable to use an unmanned drone aircraft purchased with $75,000 in federal grant money to...