FAA Will Release Maps to Speed up Drone Authorization Applications

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to release the first set of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) facility maps on April 27. The maps will...
TFR

Drone in a TFR if you have $100,000 to spend or penchant for confined...

All drone operators in the USA would do well to read Jonathan Rupprecht's latest missive, I will be sure to ask him all about...

FAA establish 133 new military airspace restrictions.

Do not drone over these new FAA restrictions, they have warned you! My first thought was that security levels have been upped in response...
PArt 107

Drone pilot numbers increase, Part 107 updates from the FAA

In January the FAA gave us a total number of, 20488 active Part 107 Remote Pilots. By the beginning of April, that number had risen...
liz stalford

Warm Springs names Liz Stalford test range manager

Liz Stalford, a commercial multi-engine, seaplane and instructor pilot with extensive experience in both military and commercial unmanned aerial systems, has been named FAA...
uavionix

uAvionix Release Remote Identification White Paper

Makers of the popular brand of MAVLINK and DJI compatible drone ADS-B, uAvionix, have released a Remote Identification white paper. Expect ADS-B and surrounding...
FAA UAS

FAA UAS Symposium (Fear & Loathing in DC)

During my drive to the site of the 2017 FAA UAS Symposium in Reston, Virginia today, I imagined many exciting announcements that would be...
technology

Don’t We Want To See Drone Technology Flourish?

Over my integration tenure, I’ve seen a lot of experts come and go, and have heard how the FAA would never regulate model RC...
DSTW

Drone Stuff This Week March 7th 2017 DSTW #30

A full DSTW that passed quickly. I will describe what happened here; there are links to events in the timeline in the comments section...

Harris Corporation to Help Develop First US BVLOS Network for Drone Operations

Harris Corporation has received a two-year grant to help develop a first-of-its-kind solution to enable beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) operations for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Representatives from...