FOIA Foibles And Other Examples Of The Paradoxical

This latest installment is years in the making, and from the outset meant to serve the good of the UAS community. It offers a behind...

NPRM pushed back yet again.

Commercial use of sUAS in the USA just moved further into the future.  The NPRM process has now been moved to the 6th of...

Team uses ScanEagle and Puma UAVs in multiservice exercise

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Aug. 16, 2011 -- Boeing today announced it has successfully demonstrated the company's newest narrowband communications relay aboard two unmanned aerial...

AeroVironment Receives $65 Million Order for Digital Puma Unmanned Aircraft Systems

WASHINGTON-The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) North America Conference - AeroVironment, Inc.(NASDAQ:AVAV) today announced that it received a firm-fixed-price contract delivery order valued at...

UAS 2011, the FAA don’t pitch up!

I had written something entirely different with an overview of the day-by-day happenings. Who said what, the highlights of their respective presentations yada, yada,...

Aberporth UAS Danger Areas win CAA Approval.

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has approved a request from the Welsh Government to establish additional segregated airspace in the vicinity of West...

Whispers from Washington

Well, the SFAR has been finalized and they are now trying to mesh the civil part with it. As it stands now, the NPRM...

California Film Commission, just say no to sUAS

Production Alert: California Film Commission Permit Policy on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) After a thorough investigation researching Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) policies and advisories regarding the commercial use...

Did the FAA Arbitrarily Change its own UAS NAS Policy? (Part 2)

Some background on the FAA/DOT documents: these attached documents are a series of memorandum involving an unmanned aircraft manufacturer/operator seeking to establish procedures for...

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...