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...

Dude, where’s my advocacy?

For most of 2010 the grass roots went fallow. However, the grass is looking a littlegreener coming out of spring and into conference season...

HR 658

Advocacy Update RE: H.R. 658 Just a small follow up to a previous story run here at sUAS News about the language contained in the FAA...

Updated Guidance issued to US Air Traffic Controllers for UAS in the NAS

Moving ever closer to the integration of UAS into the civilian airspace system in America. Air Traffic Controllers received this updated document last week. Information...

A Call to Action for AUVSI Members in the UAS Community

Following hot on the heals of the AMAs action to call members to write to congress to protect the rights of aeromodellers. The Association...