WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today demonstrated a new smartphone application called “B4UFLY,” designed to help model aircraft and unmanned aircraft (UAS) users know if it is safe and… Read More
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced a partnership with industry to explore the next steps in unmanned aircraft operations beyond the type of operations the agency proposed in… Read More
Gizmodo reports on Delivery Drones. Will we see them soon? FAA contemplates relaxing the “line of sight” rule.
The Federal Aviation Administration has dropped most of the filing requirements for low-altitude unmanned flights, dramatically reducing the per-mission paperwork for commercial drone operators holding special waivers. Read more.
Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) are becoming increasingly more attractive for use in commercial insurance applications, particularly for property review and inspection; however, there are challenges that need to be overcome before it becomes standard operating… Read More
YORK CO., S.C. — A frightening run-in at hundreds of feet in the air is exactly why Carowinds is pushing York County lawmakers to create drone restrictions. Recently a drone weaved through a coaster at… Read More
TAMPA — Jayson Hanes likes to fly his drone over the Tampa Bay area and record stunning videos of downtown Tampa, cruise ships, boat races and construction projects. Anything and everything. His $1,000-plus DJI Phantom… Read More
A drone spent hours swarming around Rio’s iconic Christ statue to show a cheap way to capture highly accurate 3-D scans.
The Justice Department said Wednesday that it would not criminally charge a federal employee who was operating a hobbyist’s drone that crashed on the South Lawn of the White House in January. Read more.
A man believed to be a recreational drone operator accidentally crashed a small device onto the White House grounds early Monday, investigators said, briefly triggering a lockdown and reinforcing concerns about security at the executive… Read More