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By The Rules

Philip Marien, IFATCA editor of the Controller magazine, writes about the urgent need for national and international regulations for drone users. In a recent article in … More ››

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FAA releases updated drone sighting reports

US aviation authorities today released an updated list of pilot, air traffic controller, law enforcement and citizen reports of potential encounters with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – … More ››

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AirMap raises $26m for UTM on drone use surge

AirMap, the airspace management platform for drones, has announced a $26 million Series B funding round led by Microsoft Ventures, with additional participation from Airbus … More ››

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NATS drone safety app proves popular

Drone Assist, the new app launched by the UK’s NATS to help drone pilots comply with UK rules has seen over 10,000 registered users sign … More ››

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US drone integration efforts find focus

The critical issues affecting the integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into US airspace will be assessed through the work of three important groups within the … More ››

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Singapore to deploy Aveillant Gamekeeper advanced counter-drone radar technology

Aveillant, the advanced radar technology company based in Cambridge, United Kingdom, has sold one of its innovative Gamekeeper counter-UAS radars to ST Electronics. A wholly owned subsidiary … More ››

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Drones must be safe – aviation industry

Key aviation stakeholders are warning that the safety risks of drone operations may be seriously underestimated and deserve urgent attention. A Joint Statement, signed by the … More ››

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Amazon eyes UK as drone delivery testbed

US-based retail giant Amazon is to partner with the British aviation authority to trial a new delivery system that uses drones. The British Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will allow Amazon … More ››

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FAA finalises rules for small UAS

The United States Federal Aviation Administration has finalised the first operational rules  for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or “drones”), opening pathways … More ››

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Embry-Riddle publishes UAV consumer guide

A research team at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Campus has created the first-ever comprehensive consumer guide to small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) for novice users—those … More ››

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