Tag Archives: uas

Eyes On The Prize

This gallery contains 2 photos.

With 700,000 small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or “drones”, purchased in 2015 alone, you’re sure to see one in your area soon, writes Twig Mowatt. … More ››

More Galleries | Comments Off on Eyes On The Prize

US registered drone numbers near 300,000

More than 250,000 drone owners registered their remote-controlled aircraft with the United States Federal Aviation Administration during the first month, according to the aviation agency. The … More ››

Comments Off on US registered drone numbers near 300,000

FAA records 181,000 drone registrations

More than 181,000 drones have been registered in the US Federal Aviation Administration’s new drone registration database. “We’re very encouraged by the numbers,” said FAA … More ››

Comments Off on FAA records 181,000 drone registrations

FAA outlines 2016 modernisation goals

US Congress starts 2016 with a mission to craft new legislation aimed at authorising the salaries of air traffic controllers, legislation which could also feature … More ››

Comments Off on FAA outlines 2016 modernisation goals

EASA paves the way for European drone safety

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published a Technical Opinion on the safe use of drones in Europe’s civil airspace. The EASA Technical Opinion … More ››

Comments Off on EASA paves the way for European drone safety

PASSUR launches drone integration service

PASSUR Aerospace has established an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) – Drone Traffic Management Integration service. The service is designed to help commercial drone operators become … More ››

Comments Off on PASSUR launches drone integration service

FAA releases small UAS registration rule

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has published a streamlined and user-friendly web-based aircraft registration process for owners of small unmanned aircraft (UAS) weighing more … More ››

Comments Off on FAA releases small UAS registration rule

Burning Issue

Jim Williams discusses the burning issues of unmanned aircraft systems integration into the US national airspace Unmanned aircraft represent the most disruptive technology to come … More ››

Comments Off on Burning Issue

FAA clears ways for drone registration

The United States Federal Aviation Administration has accepted the final recommendations of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Registration Task Force Aviation Rulemaking Committee and has begun … More ››

Comments Off on FAA clears ways for drone registration

Toy drones outweigh bird strike danger: study

Hobby drones pose a significant threat to manned rotorcraft in all phases of flight – including cruise – based upon their typical operating altitudes according … More ››

Comments Off on Toy drones outweigh bird strike danger: study