Tag Archives: UAV

CNN strikes UAV research deal with FAA

US media giant CNN has teamed with the United States Federal Aviation Administration to advance efforts to integrate Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) into newsgathering and … More ››

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FAA stipulates medical and private pilot licence for commercial drone operations

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has stipulated in its latest suite of exemptions that commercial drone pilots must have at least a private … More ››

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Small UAS market to top $8.4bn by 2019

The Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) market will top US$8.4 billion by 2018 according to new research published by ABI Research. The report titled Small … More ››

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Small World

Gary Church outlines the Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Rule the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) should write. The last five years have seen an … More ››

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Europe satisfied with drone privacy safeguards

A Brussels probe into the social impact of widespread drone use is satisfied that today’s rules governing privacy, data protection and ethics is sufficiently robust … More ››

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FAA can ban drones flown recklessly: NTSB

The United States National Transportation Safety Board has ruled that the Federal Aviation Administration can enforce safety rules for drones. In a case from 2011, … More ››

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UK drone flown recklessly at passenger aircraft

A quadcopter is thought to have been flown deliberately at a passenger aircraft in the UK as it came in to land at Southend airport. … More ››

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Charles River Analytics wins NASA contract

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, has secured a new contract awarded by NASA to aid aviation safety analysts in assessing critical flight systems. Charles … More ››

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Existing drone tech poses lethal risk: EASA

Europe would see a huge 400-fold increase in potentially lethal air crashes if today’s accident prone drone technology was allowed to operate freely in its … More ››

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FAA grants UAS movie exemption

The US Federal Aviation Administration has granted regulatory exemptions to six aerial photo and video production companies, the first step to allowing the film and … More ››

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