Fire spotting aircraft allegedly hits drone in Oregon

Fire Spotter Bradley Goldman thinks he may have hit a drone. Reports reached me yesterday of this incident, but Mr Goldman has broken cover...

Operational safety cases for drones, Part 4 – Platform

Having looked at the human component, the 4th article of the series will look at the next safety component, the technological component at the...

Turkish ANSP and Aireon to Collaborate on Real-Time Space-Based ADS-B Implementation

Aireon announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The General Directorate of State Airports Authority (DHMI), Turkey’s Air Navigation...

NCDOT Reminds Drone Hobbyists: No Drones in Disaster Zones

As Hurricane Irma approaches, the North Carolina Department of Transportation's Division of Aviation is urging drone hobbyists not to fly while disaster relief and...

Operational safety cases for drones – Part 3 People

Now that you thought about operational safety cases and audited your operation and have an understanding of the safety culture that exists within it,...

Insight Up Solutions Partners with Fruity Chutes

Fruity Chutes is excited to announce that we have partnered with Insight Up Solutions! Located next to the Monterey Bay Academy near Watsonville, California, Insight Up Solutions...

Operational safety cases for drones, Part 1 – How to get started

For the current crop of 3100+ UK CAA Permission for Commercial Operation (PfCO) holders the Small Unmanned Aircraft (SUA) industry has quickly become competitive...

YOLO: Open source real-time image recognition

For those of you who are looking to play around with image recognition in your UAS projects, there's an open source real-time image recognition...
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DJI Spark owners must update firmware by 1st September 2017

News has arrived of a mandatory firmware update from DJI.  Owners of DJI's latest and smallest quadcopter must update their firmware by September 1st...

Air Traffic Control privatization checklist

Well done AOPA! We whole heartedly endorse their position. I find myself getting increasingly annoyed by special interest groups with little to no actual in field...