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AUVSI Weighs In On UAS Registration

AUVSI Weighs In On UAS RegistrationAtlanta Hobby / UAV Experts

AUVSI Weighs In On UAS Registration The Official Statement From AUVSI on U.S. Court of Appeals Decision on UAS Registration. Last week the U.S. Courts of Appeal made headlines with the release of their final decision regarding UAS registration. First, let’s  discuss how the case began. John Taylor, a model aircraft hobbyist from the D.C., area, wanted to operate his model aircraft without registering…

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AUVSI Releases Waiver Report

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AUVSI Releases Waiver Report The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) released a report indicating that almost 90% of the Part 107 waivers granted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) went to small businesses. Also reported was that more than 300 of the waivers granted also included nighttime flight operation requests. The purpose of Part 107 small UAS rule was…

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State Of The Unmanned Industry

The state of the UAS/UAV industry

The State Of The Unmanned Industry Assessing the health of an entire industry is not an easy task, but talking with industry leaders and looking for examples of growth and investment can help. Our “State of the UAS/UAV Industry” inquiries have lead to discussions with General Atomics, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), Aeryon Labs and SensoFusion. SensoFusion might…

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AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL 2017

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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich to Speak, The Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore to Host AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL 2017 FAA Drone Advisory Committee chair and renowned meteorologist to participate in largest trade show for unmanned systems and robotics industry FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 26, 2016 Contact: Tom McMahon, tmcmahon@auvsi.org, (571) 255-7786 ARLINGTON, Va. — The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) today…

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Civlian Drones: Are They Intruding Or Serving?

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Civlian Drones: Are They Intruding Or Serving? Article Source: via Counter Currents Neil Armstrong once said that ‘science has not yet mastered prophecy, we predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next ten’. This quote is so true in the Indian context as none can imagine exactly ten years ago that drones can…

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America’s drone problem may not be as bad

A new report suggest that drones are being more careful to respect the space of other aircraft.

Why America’s drone problem may not be as bad as everyone thinks Article Source: Matt McFarland via The Washington Post Photo Credit: Adrees Latif/Reuters A new report suggests that drone pilots are now flying more responsibly amid heightened public concerns over the dangers of the unmanned aerial vehicles. The Academy of Model Aeronautics analyzed FAA data and found that even as drone sales…

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Know Before You Fly Reaches Major Milestone

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Know Before You Fly Reaches Major Milestone with More than 500,000 Unique Visitors to Website Drone safety campaign urges visitors to learn the guidelines before taking to the skies Article & Image Source: Know Before You Fly WASHINGTON — Know Before You Fly announced today more than 500,000 unique users have visited its website since the launch of the unmanned…

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Agreement on Best Practices for Drone Use

Best Practices For Drone Use

Agreement on Best Practices for Drone Use MULTI-STAKEHOLDER GROUP FINALIZES AGREEMENT ON  BEST PRACTICES FOR DRONE USE Washington, DC – Today, a wide range of privacy groups and industry stakeholders participating in the National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA) Multi-Stakeholder process concerning privacy, transparency, and accountability issues regarding commercial and private use of unmanned aircraft systems (drones) agreed on a…

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Regulators Seek Industry Involvement

Legislators, Regulators Seek Industry Involvement, Speakers Say Industry members should communicate regularly with regulators, legislators and government officials as the unmanned systems community continues to grow, speakers at the final general session at Xponential said Thursday. “Don’t assume that your member of Congress understands what you do and how important it is,” said Rep. Frank LoBiondo, R-N.J., one member of…

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FAA chief to impatient drone industry

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FAA chief to impatient drone industry: “Sorry we’re so slow” An olive branch to tech industry, FAA taps Intel CEO Brian Krzanich for new panel. NEW ORLEANS—Former Cisco CEO John Chambers delivered a keynote on Tuesday at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) XPONENTIAL conference, slamming the Obama administration for moving too slowly on adjusting regulations governing commercial…

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