FAA Still Taking Names

FAA Still Taking Names

FAA Still Taking Names for Drone Registry after Court Ruling According to AIN online , the Federal Aviation Administration is looking for candidates to participate in the Drone Registry. The FAA is encouraging drone hobbyists to register their names on-line, despite a recent court ruling that found its registry unlawful for model aircraft. At the same time, the agency is working with the unmanned aircraft industry to find a legal […]

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GA-ASI President Dave Alexander Addresses UAV Group at Paris Air Show

GA-ASI President Dave Alexander Addresses UAV Group at Paris Air Show

SONY DSC Today General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) president David R. Alexander issued the following statement at the Civil Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) Conference during the Paris International Air Show: GA-ASI applauds the FAA’s effort to work with industry through the recently formed Controlled Airspace Advisory Rulemaking Committee and Type Certification Projects. GA-ASI is working collaboratively across the aviation community to address the challenges of airspace integration in the […]

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DRL Season 2 Drops On ESPN2

DRL Season 2 Drops On ESPN2

DRL Season 2 Drops On ESPN2 Your Guide To Watching The Drone Racing League’s 2017 World Championship Season According to the Drone Racing League ‘s Facebook page , along with recent reports found on Gear Brain , it appears that DRL Season 2 is officially here and all 16 races of the 2017 drone racing season are now airing. The first race aired on ESPN 2 on June 20th, with […]

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Incredible Skies New Zealand open UAS test range

Incredible Skies New Zealand open UAS test range

incredible skies New Zealand’s newest fit-for-purpose test range for commercial drones has opened its skies to the world and plans to trial the delivery of medical supplies in November. The trial, with Medical Drones Aotearoa, will include tests that explore the safe delivery of medicines, and flights that are beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) and autonomous – with the ability for a pilot to take control of the craft […]

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Drone Pilots Are Buying Russian Software to Hack Their Way Past DJI’s No Fly Zones

Drone Pilots Are Buying Russian Software to Hack Their Way Past DJI's No Fly Zones

Should drone owners be able to fly their drones wherever and however they want to? This is the question increasingly asked by the consumer drone community as drone giant DJI tightens flying restrictions on its customers. This was the first paragraph in an article I found here: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/drone-pilots-are-buying-… A spokesman of Coptersafe, the company that sells these modifications, explains to Motherboard that is understandable that DJI takes safety measures, but […]

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