From The Americas Desk, A Fond Farewell To 2011

Recapping this year’s events offers much in the way of food for thought, but does little to uplift a depressed business plan, having been...

Photographer Searching For Lost Camera UAV In Oregon

Good job the local Police did'nt realise what Brian was doing was illegal... Reminds me of a similar flyaway incident in Scotland. A photographer working...

Hoeven: Key Steps Advance Grand Forks UAS Center

Senator John Hoeven today outlined three key steps that will help establish Grand Forks as a regional center for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). These include: Language...

EDA and ESA sign Arrangement on UAS demonstration project

On 15 December, Claude-France Arnould, EDA Chief Executive, and Magali Vaissière, ESA Director for Telecommunication and Integrated Applications, signed an Arrangement on a demonstration...

Arkansas residents may face taxation by aerial image.

Just as privacy concerns are raised by ACLU and others over drone use in the USA, Quorum Court in Arkansas has approved the use...

RCAPA Officially Ends Affiliation With ASTM F-38 Technical Committee

sUAS News recently received a copy of a letter (posted as part of this article) that essentially lays out a litany of process grievances...

USS Oak Hill Launches Puma AE UAV

Riverine Squadron (RIVRON) 3 Detachment (Det.) 1 launched an Aqua Puma All Environment (AE) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) from the weather deck of USS...

ACLU Report on Domestic Drones Finds Need for New Privacy Protections

NEW YORK – A report released today by the American Civil Liberties Union finds that protections must be put in place to guard Americans’...

Eric Ramnes, Grand Forks, letter: Ground domestic surveillance UAVs

I expect we will be seeing lots more about this story. Just what have the Customs Predators been upto? From the Grand Forks Herald GRAND FORKS...

FAA Tackles Drone Rules; Unmanned aircraft may eventually be used in civilian sector

Olivier Uyttebrouck Journal Staff Writer Albuquerque Journal (New Mexico) December 8, 2011 Unmanned aircraft will be adapted for a wide range of civilian uses from firefighting to...