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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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Airbus launches Lygarion wideband datalink

Airbus Defence and Space has launched a new wideband data link family. Branded “Lygarion”, the new generation of reliable solutions enables secure exchange of real … More ››

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Texas UAS test site now operational

The Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test site is ready to conduct research vital to integrating UAS into the nation’s airspace. The … More ››

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FAA approves first commercial UAS over land

The US Federal Aviation Administration has given approval for energy corporation BP and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) manufacturer AeroVironment to fly an AeroVironment Puma AE … More ››

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