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FAA Makes Progress with UAS Integration

For more than five decades, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has compiled a proven track record of introducing new technology and aircraft safely into the National Airspace System (NAS). Most...

The RCAPA Response to FAA Test Center RFC (Request For Comments)

Below the requested comments submitted on behalf of the membership of the Remote Control Aerial Photography Associations, and in the best interest of the public at large. Seven plus...

FAA red tape grounds Otter Tail County, Minn.’s drone used for...

By: Marino Eccher, Forum Communications Grand Forks Herald FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — The foam-and-balsa-wood gizmo sitting idle in the offices of Otter Tail County isn’t exactly the spitting image of the...

Pilots: Drones pose major safety threat in civilian air space

BY BOB BREWIN Allowing widespread operation of drones in the United States amounts to a recipe for disaster, military and private pilots told the Federal Aviation Administration, which has cleared some 60 organizations...

FAA Releases Lists of Drone Certificates—Many Questions Left Unanswered

This week the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) finally released its first round of records in response to EFF’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit for information on the agency's drone authorization program. The...

MAPPS Executive director urges commercial UAS approval for aerial operations

DAYTON, Ohio—Speaking at the first annual Ohio UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) Conference, held at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, OH, MAPPS Executive Director John Palatiello called on the Federal...

Cineflex Broadcast quality cameras flown under Schiebel S-100

This is exciting news, so much so that the Camcopter has made our UAS Got Talent tab, high praise indeed! Another game changing moment has happened folks. Brain Farm Digital...

A Primer on Domestic Drones: Legal, Policy, and Privacy Implications

Greg McNeal Forbes The domestic use of drones is a popular topic following Congress’ recently passed FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012.  The act provides funding for the FAA over the...

State DOT admits mistake with unusable drone aircraft

HawaiiNewsNow The state Department of Transportation's Harbors Division has been unable to use an unmanned drone aircraft purchased with $75,000 in federal grant money to provide security at Honolulu Harbor...

sUAS News FOIA’s Official FAA Job Descriptions

The idea jumped right off of the pages of another article written earlier this year whilst detailing the plight of the unmanned stakeholder community juxtaposed to the FAA’s Mission Statement. This latest request was made in...