UAS West 2012 Round Up

I had attended a TTC offering once before as a spectator in Las Vegas a couple of years ago. TTC is known to attract...

2Excel Aviation Gives Drones Virtual Eyes

By Angus Batey Chris Norton spent 22 years as a Royal Air Force fighter pilot before he co-founded 2Excel Aviation in 2005. The U.K. company operates...

Australian level one RPA pilot qualification

Interesting draft standards  for simple RPAS flight in Australia outside of built up areas, within VLOS and below 400'. Much the sort of thing...

NextGen Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research, Development and Demonstration Roadmap

This is the first report of progress in producing a NextGen Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research, Development and Demonstration Roadmap (NextGen UAS RD&D Roadmap). The  activity...

John Mc Graw talks UAS on the Kojo Nnamdi Show

Speaking last month on the Kojo Nnamdi Show John McGraw, Deputy Director, Flight Standards Service, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), talks about new regulations from the...

Unmanned Systems caucus co-chairs Cuellar, McKeon Spearhead Meeting with FAA to talk national airspace...

The following information was released by the office of Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar: Unmanned Systems Congressional Caucus Co-Chairs Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, and Howard P. "Buck"...

The Law and Operating Unmanned Aircraft In the U.S. National Airspace System

   Leonard Ligon and Tim Adelman, Attorney at Law have written the following white paper on a subject near and dear to us here at...

FAA Asks for Public Input on UAS Test Site Selection

WASHINGTON– The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today asked for public input on the agency’s selection process for six unmanned aircraft system (UAS) test sites. Once...

Congressional Cajoling Begets Some Airspace Integration Action

“Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Sites” Released yesterday in the “Registry” http://www.ofr.gov/OFRUpload/OFRData/2012-05735_PI.pdf Some intriguing information can be gleaned out of the Request for Comment document as well...

Drone crashes into SWAT team tank during police test near Houston

There will be no doubt many more reports like this one from Houston, the real applications for day to day Policing are a little...