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August 19, 2016

Get Ready for the New Small Drone Rule!

A new world of opportunities for drone operators opens next week on August 29 when the new small drone rule for non-hobbyists becomes effective. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants to make sure you have the information you’ll need to take advantage of those opportunities. Aeronautical Knowledge Test One very important step you have to

August 17, 2016

New Report on Cities and Drones Released by National League of Cities

WASHINGTON — The National League of Cities (NLC) today announced the release of Cities and Drones, a new report that provides cities with insight on the recently released Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules relating to drone operation. The report also provides suggestions for how local governments can craft their own drone ordinances to encourage innovation while

August 16, 2016

The FAA Announces A New Center of Excellence

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta today announced that the agency has selected the University of Oklahoma and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University teams to lead the new Air Transportation Center of Excellence for Technical Training and Human Performance (COE TTHP). The COE will conduct research and development on technical training for air traffic controllers, aviation

August 16, 2016

MRG GEO Receive s FAA Section 333 Exemption

Flagler Beach, FL – MRG GEO, the premier professional geospatial services firm of Flagler Beach, Florida, announced today that the FAA had approved its Section 333 Exemption for the operation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). The 333 Exemption allows MRG GEO to operate UAVs safely in the National Airspace System. “We are excited to be

July 1, 2016

FAA to Answer UAS Rule Questions at MAPPS Summer Conference

On the heels of Tuesday's announcement by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) releasing its final Part 107 regulations governing small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS), MAPPS, the association of private sector surveying mapping and geospatial firms, today confirmed that  Randy Willis, Manager of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Emerging Technologies Team with oversight of Unmanned Aircraft will be

June 24, 2016

microdrones Celebrates Part 107 with High-Value Offer

ROME, N.Y. - As the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces their highly anticipated Part 107, which outlines formal rules allowing the use of commercial drones, many businesses across the United States are rejoicing – and microdrones is no exception. The German unmanned aerial systems (UAS) manufacturer recently expanded its operations into North America and has

June 21, 2016

DOT and FAA Finalize Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has finalized the first operational rules for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or “drones”), opening pathways towards fully integrating UAS into the nation’s airspace.

May 19, 2016

FAA Releases Drone Registration Location Data

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today posted a large database showing the city, state and zip code of each registered drone owner. Release of the database responds to a number of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests submitted since the new unmanned aircraft registration system began operating on December 21, 2015.   The FAA is

May 17, 2016

FAA Tests FBI Drone Detection System at JFK

The FAA and its government partners are expanding research on ways to detect “rogue” drones around airports.   The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and its government, industry and academia partners have joined forces to evaluate drone detection technology at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York.   Over the last two years, the

May 10, 2016

FAA Expands Drone Detection Pathfinder Initiative

May 9- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is expanding the part of its Pathfinder Program that focuses on detecting and identifying unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) flying too close to airports.   Today the FAA signed Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRDAs) with Gryphon Sensors, Liteye Systems Inc. and Sensofusion. The FAA will evaluate procedures and

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