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Fort Collins Mayor Joins the National FAA Drone Advisory Committee to Represent Cities

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has selected Mayor Wade O. Troxell, Ph.D., of the City of Fort Collins, Colorado, to serve on the Federal...

FAA Should Change Its Safety Risk Assessment Approach for Drones to Effectively Integrate Them...

WASHINGTON – Introducing drone operations into the nation’s airspace can provide substantial benefits to society, such as preventing derailments, inspecting cell phone towers, delivering...

More FAA FOIA Shenanigans

Every so many years I like to check in on the progress of the folks at the UASIO. I usually start with job descriptions,...

United States Government Accountability Office- FAA lacks reliable information about the extent of unsafe...

Something for the weekend sir, an interesting report - GAO sUAS Report -from the United States Government Accountability Office. Well worth sitting down with a beer...

UAS IPP A Sea Change For The US?

No doubt the policy teams at Amazon and DJI have to be doing some head scratching this week. The darlings of the committee circuit...

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Selected for U.S. Department of Transportation Unmanned Aircraft Integration Pilot...

DURANT, Okla. (May 9, 2018) – Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma is proud to announce that U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao selected the Choctaw...

N.C. Selected for FAA Drone Integration Pilot Program

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the N.C. Department of Transportation has been selected as one of only 10 participants in...

Iris Automation Selected For White House Drone Program

Iris Automation, a high tech company from San Francisco developing AI software for drones to enable them to fly autonomous, was selected on Wednesday...

Virginia wins bid to participate in national drone program

Virginia’s successful bid for a spot in the Department of Transportation’s UAS Integration Pilot Program is the latest evidence of the state’s dominance in...

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...