SEARCH

Airbus Monitors and Separates Drone Traffic

Airbus Monitors and Separates Drone Traffic With Drone-It! DeviceAirbus

Airbus Monitors and Separates Drone Traffic With Drone-It! Device The popularity of drone technology keeps growing, as does the number of these unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the air. But with the increasing number of drones going skyward, the risk of aircraft collisions rises as well. The Drone-it! device, collaboratively developed by Airbus Defence and Space, aims to tackle the…

Read More

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…

Read More

International Standards for Drone Operations

The World's First International Standards for Drone Operations Set for Adoption in 2019Christian Langenhan

The World’s First International Standards for Drone Operations Set for Adoption in 2019 The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has released its Draft International Standards for Drone Operations for a public consultation. Drone professionals, academics, businesses, and the general public is invited to submit comments by 21 Jan 2019. Worldwide adoption is scheduled for 2019. The announcement by ISO is the first important step…

Read More

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…

Read More

Law Enforcement Flight Operations

FUSE Tether System Completes Law Enforcement Flight Operations at Multiple Large Public EventsDrone Aviation Holding Corp.

FUSE Tether System Completes Law Enforcement Flight Operations at Multiple Large Public Events Drone Aviation Holding Corp., a manufacturer of tethered drones, announced that its FUSE Tether System (FUSE) has been utilized by additional state and local law enforcement to enhance security at a growing number of large public outdoor events and venues for day and nighttime operations.  Distributed by partners such…

Read More

There’s More To Flying Drones Than You Think

Looks Easy? There's More To Flying Drones Than You ThinkTerry Jarrell

Looks Easy? There’s More To Flying Drones Than You Think There is a stunning level of underestimating the complexity and power of unmanned aerial systems (UAS). Often thought of as mere toys, these aircraft have a proper place in the skies and require a solid understanding of operations to fly safely and competently. So, what is a UAS? Drone has become a…

Read More

Drone Pilots and Hurricane Response Efforts

Drone Pilots and Hurricane Response Efforts - Could They Cause More Problems?Christopher Todd / sUAS News

Drone Pilots and Hurricane Response Efforts – Could They Cause More Problems? Last year’s hurricane season was a benchmark year for the role of drones in emergency management.  Harvey, Irma, and Maria all had varying characteristics that served well to showcase the benefits that unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) can provide for response and recovery operations.  However, the well-documented –- and…

Read More

DSLRPros and ParaZero Partner

DSLRPros and ParaZero Partner Up On New ProjectDSLRPros

DSLRPros and ParaZero Partner Up On New Project Drone integrator and top DJI enterprise vendor DSLRPros, a drone integrator and DJI enterprise vendor, has announced a key partnership with drone safety system manufacturer, ParaZero. Under the DSLRPros and ParaZero partnership, DSLRpros will offer the ParaZero SafeAir system for the DJI Matrice 200 series and DJI Matrice 600 series of drones. DSLRPros will provide…

Read More

Drones and Wildfires Do Not Mix

Drones and Wildfires Do Not Mix luke flynt

FAA: Drones and Wildfires Do Not Mix. PERIOD. If you fly your drone anywhere near a wildfire, you could get someone killed. That’s the stern warning the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and U.S. wildland fire agencies have for pilots of unmanned aircraft (“UAS,” or more popularly “drones”) who interfere with fighting wildfires. When firefighting aircraft have to be grounded due to an unauthorized drone…

Read More

Every Pilot Makes Mistakes – They Happen

EVERY PILOT MAKES MISTAKESAOPA file photo.

Every Pilot Makes Mistakes Every pilot makes mistakes, be it in manned aircraft or as a remote pilot. My company is a strong proponent of education and aviation safety. I am a private pilot who holds many aircraft ratings including powered planes, gliders, ultralights, as well as the unmanned Part 107 Remote Pilot certificate. I understand the need for continuing education,…

Read More