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Drone Manufacturers Must Regulate Themselves

FAA: Drone Manufacturers Must Regulate Themselves Joshua Fuller

FAA: Drone Manufacturers Must Regulate Themselves Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick published an article on jdsupra.com discussing how the FAA is forcing drone manufactures to self-regulate. In October of 2018, the Federal Aviation Authority Reauthorization 2018 Act was signed into law.  The new law comes with a set of regulations which for the first time extend the FAA’s authority over the manufacturers of…

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Drone Safety 101 From Buzzy The Drone

Drone Safety 101 - New Safety Video From The FAAFAA

Drone Safety 101 – New Safety Video From The FAA It should come as no surprise that drones are once again one of the hottest items on everyone’s Christmas lists. Drone technology is awesome and can be used for many different purposes. But there is one HUGE problem with drones. Drone safety. This includes knowledge on drone regulations and operating drones…

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Airobotics Receives FAA BVLOS Waiver

Airobotics Receives FAA BVLOS Waiver for US OperationsAirobotics

Airobotics Receives FAA BVLOS Waiver for US Operations Leading automated drone startup Airobotics announced today that it is the first company in the United States to receive a Certificate of Waiver (CoW) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that combines three elements: flying Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) for automated drone operations, over human beings, with a visual observer that is…

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Alaska Aerial Media Obtains First FAA CoW Waiver

Alaska’s First Commercial Drone Company, Alaska Aerial Media Obtains First FAA COW WaiverAlaska Aerial Media

Alaska’s First Commercial Drone Company, Alaska Aerial Media Obtains First FAA CoW Waiver Alaska Aerial Media (AAM) in collaboration with Advanced Aerial Education (AAE) is the first small unmanned aircraft service company in Alaska to obtain a certificate of waiver (COW) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for operations over people in the State of Alaska. The provisions of the…

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Airspace Guidance for Small UAS Operators

Airspace Guidance for Small UAS Operators CardFAA

Airspace Guidance for Small UAS Operators (sUAS) Understanding Airspace is of the utmost importance. It’s something that takes a long time to be comfortable with and to be fully able to comply with the rules governing airspace. In order to help give you a better understanding, the FAA Safety Team has released Notice Number: NOTC8209, Airspace Guidance for sUAS Operators. FAA Part 107…

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FAA’s Role in Authorizing sUAS Operators In The NAS

INFORMATION: Audit Announcement | FAA’s Role In Authorizing sUAS Operators In The NASU.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Office of Inspector General

INFORMATION: Audit Announcement | FAA’s Role In Authorizing sUAS Operators In The NAS The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Office of Inspector General has announced that it will be conducting an audit of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) role in authorizing of small Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) flights within the National Airspace System (NAS). The continuing growth of UAS within the NAS…

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Simulyze Begins Work On FAA UTM Pilot Program

Simulyze Begins Work On FAA UTM Pilot Program, Concludes Support of NASA's Third Nationwide Test of Its UAS Traffic Management PlatformYucel Moran // Unsplash

Simulyze Begins Work On FAA UTM Pilot Program, Concludes Support of NASA’s Third Nationwide Test of Its UAS Traffic Management Platform Simulyze, Inc., a leading provider of operational intelligence (OI) technology and applications that empower both federal and commercial organizations, announced it has completed its deployment of its Mission InsightTM (OI) application during NASA’s Technical Capability Level 3 (TCL 3)…

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ScanEagle3 Achieves FAA UAS Type Certification

Insitu Collaborates With the FAA, ScanEagle3 Achieves FAA UAS Type Certification RequirementsInsitu

Insitu Collaborates With the FAA, ScanEagle3 Achieves FAA UAS Type Certification Requirements Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has successfully completed the first interim Type Certification Board Meeting (TCBM) in support of the ScanEagle3 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification program. Recently, key FAA teams including Aircraft Certification (AIR), Aircraft Flight Status (AFS), Air Traffic Organization (ATO), and…

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Understanding Class E Airspace

Understanding Class E Airspace and Sorting Through False Information Gold Seal UAV Ground School

Understanding Class E Airspace and Sorting Through False Information Understanding Class E airspace has been a common topic on the various discussion forums, specifically regarding flying an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in class E airspace. The question is do you need FAA authorization or can you fly in this airspace just as you can in class G? FAR 107.41 Operation in certain airspace states:…

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First FAA Approved Civil Use of BVLOS with Radar

Avitas Systems Is The First FAA Approved Civil Use of BVLOS with RadarAvitas Systems

Avitas Systems Is The First FAA Approved Civil Use of BVLOS with Radar Avitas Systems, a GE venture, announced that it received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval to fly an unmanned aerial system (UAS) beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) in Loving County, Texas. The permission authorizes Avitas Systems to fly a UAS over 55 pounds at low altitudes without…

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