Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb: ‘Drone boom’ may be in Oklahoma’s future

No one was surprised when a U.S. drone destroyed al-Qaida fugitive Anwar al-Awlaki's convoy in September. These successes have become routine. Yet just 10...

Rules by December for UAS in the NAS?

We don't share the confidence of many aviation pundits who this week are touting rule changes. The countdown ticker for the NPRM process that we...

The Dog Days of Summer…

Coming out of another long summer of the doldrums and folks are wondering and asking what, if anything, is going on? We’ll start with...

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...