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Interference Test Could Cause Problems With GPS In The Southeast

Interference Test Could Cause Problems With GPS In The Southeast Between February 6-10AOPA // Graphic generated with TARGETS software courtesy of MITRE

Interference Test Could Cause Problems With GPS In The Southeast Between February 6-10 AOPA CALLS FAA’S RESPONSE TO FLIGHT SAFETY RISK UNACCEPTABLE GPS-based services including Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B), the Ground Based Augmentation System, and the Wide Area Augmentation System could also be lost in a radius extending several hundred miles from the offshore operation’s center, the FAA said. AOPA…

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New Drone Safety Regulations For Canada

Minister Garneau New Drone Safety Regulations For CanadaJared Brashier

Minister Garneau New Drone Safety Regulations For Canada Transport Canada is committed to enhancing aviation and public safety while encouraging innovation and economic growth in the drone sector. Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, announced Canada’s new rules for remotely piloted aircraft systems, more commonly known as drones. The new rules, which will come into force on June 1, 2019, apply to…

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Golden Rules For Flying A Drone Safely

10 Golden Rules For Flying A Drone SafelyFlyby Technology

10 Golden Rules For Flying A Drone Safely The recent chaos at Gatwick Airport undoubtedly shined a light on drones and the ramifications of improper use. As one of the top drone training companies in the UK, Flyby Technology, are recognised experts within the industry and were able to give informed, expert comment to national and international media on drones during the Gatwick crisis. …

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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…

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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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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…

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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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