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Greg Murray of Aviation Advocacy mulls what Europe and the US could learn from Africa about drones Last month Amazon announced that it would be partnering up … More ››

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FAA to adopt airline safety approach for drones

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has commissioned an unmanned aircraft safety team and a drone advisory committee. Michael Huerta, FAA administrator, made the announcement at … More ››

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UAVs to tap into precise, real-time weather data 

IBM’s met services business The Weather Company is to work with low-altitude UAV airspace manager AirMap to deliver real-time hyperlocal weather data directly to drone operators. As … More ››

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Global UTM association elects first directors

The newly founded Global UTM Association has elected its first board of directors. The board is composed of nine members: Jonathan Evans (Skyward) as president, … More ››

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Airbus, Dedrone join forces against illegal drones

 Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security (EBS) and US-based Dedrone are to combine their skills to develop defence systems that can reliably detect and defend against the unauthorised … 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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FR24, Skysense team on drone tracking

Flight tracking service Flightradar24 is planning a drone tracking service after partnering with safety solution company Skysense. “Our mission statement is to track all aircraft … 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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Rohde & Schwarz fields R&S ARDRONIS

Rohde & Schwarz’s new drone threat solution R&S ARDRONIS promises to identify drone control signals early, locate and even stop the aircraft. The technologies that … More ››

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