Superman flies over New York

An interesting flight that puts the cat amongst the pigeons, or superhero. I wonder what the AMA line will be, payment for services, and flight within...

LAPD Warning Against Hiring Unmanned Aircraft Operators for Aerial Photography

It seems that California is just about the only State that notices commercial UAS use is still unregulated in the USA. Last year we...

RCAPA ARC Inclusion Campaign Goes Viral

At the same time as we posted the FAA ARC inclusion saga the following was on its way to our Federal representation (House and...

RCAPA Petitions FAA’s Peggy Gilligan for Inclusion on UAS ARC

RCAPA cites incongruities in the UAS ARC charter and what is transpiring as part of an alleged “public process”. The charter and membership roster...

Center for Democracy & Technology states its position on privacy and UAS

Using a Grand Forks Predator to help in a civil arrest may have opened up a can of worms for rule makers in the...

Who Is Flying Unmanned Aircraft in the U.S.? EFF sue the FAA

This one caused a wry smile from Patrick and I, we have several FOIA's in and yep they take ages to respond. Government Withholds Information...

AOPA expresses concerns about new UAS training area

ND airspace plan raises questions, concerns By Dan Namowitz A proposal to create new restricted airspace in North Dakota for training of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)raises more questions...

Ted Wierzbanowski of AeroVironment appointed chair, ASTM F38 committee

A new chair for the committee shaping standards for UAS flight in the USA. Ted Wierzbanowski is a retired USAF Colonel and an experimental test pilot. He...

The RCAPA Proposed Guidelines

These guidelines have been referenced numerous times in stories and commentary across the web and here as recently as part of the 2011 year...

sUAS used by Indian Police for body hunt

Four months after the disappearance of Rajasthan nurse Bhanwari Devi, the CBI flew an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) over the area where her body...