U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program Selectees

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao today announced that USDOT has selected 10 state, local and tribal governments as participants in...

Help the AMA protect 336

Some are petitioning Congress to eliminate the Special Rule for Model Aircraft – also known as Section 336. This is a critical moment to let...

Could You Be a LAANC Service Supplier?

The Federal Aviation Administration is looking for a few good suppliers – for the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC), that is. In October 2017,...

South Carolina And What’s Up With The Federal Preemption?

No denying this one has got the conjecture fest going on the boards and in the forums. We are starting to see a new...

Altavian Works Alongside Northern Plains UAS Test Site for NASA Universal Traffic Management Testing

Gainesville, FL (February 13, 2018) – Altavian, Inc., a leading manufacturer of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) systems and components, announced today that it is...

Drone NAS Integration, What Really Happened

As we look forward to working with a new FAA administrator, we have to remember some of the past integration mistakes so we do...

Plan hatched to allow drone flying in Washington restricted airspace

Today, Charles Werner, Chair National Council on UAS/Virginia Aviation Advisor and Eddie Reyes, Police Foundation along with FAA’s Carol Might and Gary Miller announced...
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FAA Restricts Drone Operations Over DOE Facilities

At the request of U.S. national security and law enforcement agencies, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code...

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma to Pursue Federal Aviation Administration Drone Integration Pilot Program Designation

DURANT, Okla. (December 12, 2017) - The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma has submitted a declaration of intent to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to...

FAA Grants Airworthiness Certificate for Aurora’s Optionally-Piloted UH-1H

Aurora Flight Sciences announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted a Special Airworthiness Certificate to Aurora’s newest optionally-piloted aircraft, a UH-1H helicopter....