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AAAC, and BEYOND, The No-Confidence Game

The FAA has known for more than a decade now that they were going to be mandated to integrate drones into the NAS. The 2012 FAA Reauthorization was signed into law. The September 2014 Part 107 rollout mandate came and went as well as the 2015 full NAS integration mandate.

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Zipline Gets FAA Part 135 Air Carrier Certification

Zipline announced that it has received U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 135 air carrier certification to operate in the U.S. Zipline is now authorized to complete the longest range on-demand commercial drone deliveries in the U.S., with operations covering the largest area and greatest distance of any uncrewed commercial

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Asylon Receives First-of-Their-Kind BVLOS Waivers for Automated Security Drone System

Asylon, Inc., the leading air and ground robotic security company in the United States, announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted them three beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) waivers for their automated security drone-in-a-box system and service. These three waivers account for four initial sites around

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Daedalean concluded a joint research project with the FAA on Neural Network-Based Runway Landing Guidance for General Aviation

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published a 140-page project report on the study and flight test of a neural network and vision-based runway landing guidance system developed by Daedalean. Zurich/New Jersey, 2022-05-24. Yesterday, the FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center Aviation Research Division Atlantic City International Airport made publicly available

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Drones in Firefighting

Flown in the grizzled hands of FAA Part 107 certificated firefighters, drones are highly capable tools and many firefighters have come to rely on the information they provide during and after a major fire incident.

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FAA Approves Airworthiness Criteria for Wingcopter

German drone delivery company Wingcopter has announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued the Special Class Airworthiness Criteria for the Wingcopter 198 US unmanned aircraft. This approval marks a critical milestone in the certification process of Wingcopter’s flagship eVTOL delivery drone in the U.S. With the Airworthiness Criteria,

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FAA Approves Airworthiness Criteria for Wingcopter, Marking Important Milestone in U.S. Type Certification Process

Weiterstadt, Germany – German drone delivery pioneer Wingcopter is delighted to announce that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued the Special Class Airworthiness Criteria for the Wingcopter 198 US unmanned aircraft. This approval marks a critical milestone in the certification process of Wingcopter’s flagship eVTOL delivery drone in the

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My New Venture

I am excited and delighted to announce my newest startup venture, Snake Oil and GasExploration. I first had the idea for the technology scouting company over a decade ago, but the USA NAS integration effort waylaid me. After spending 20-years on the FAA NAS integration regulatory wheel of suffering, I

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Join the FAA for Drone Safety Day

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is inviting the drone community to be part of its 2022 Drone Safety Day campaign on Saturday, June 18. This year’s campaign will be a one-day national event, to encourage drone pilots and recreational flyers to “Fly RIGHT.” This year’s safety messages will focus on:

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FAA UAS Symposium Time of Year

From the FAA mission statement – “We are accountable to the American public and our aviation stakeholders.” https://www.faa.gov/about/mission After 20 years of work towards NAS integration, I like to keep with tradition, and this iswhere I suggest the FAA folks and their minions reread the agency mission/visionstatement. Golly,

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FAA Approves American Robotics Seven Additional Sites of Operation

Ondas Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:ONDS), a leading provider of private wireless data, drone and automated data solutions through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Ondas Networks Inc. and American Robotics, Inc. (“American Robotics” or “AR”), announced that American Robotics has added seven additional sites of operation approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

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Verizon Robotics Tests Robotics Proofs of Concept at Pendleton Range

Verizon Robotics is advancing its testing and proof-of-concept capabilities at Pendleton Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Range, a leading FAA-designated test range that offers diverse testing environments for drones and ground robotics. Verizon Robotics will expand its operations, and base its advanced air R&D, drone partner and long range robotics at

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NUAIR, CAL Analytics and FAA to Develop Methods for Certifying Detect and Avoid Services

CAL Analytics is deploying its detect and avoid (DAA) service and contingency management platform (CMP) within New York’s 50-mile Drone Corridor and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) designated uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS) Test Site at Griffiss International Airport, managed by NUAIR. The organizations are working jointly on a Technical Assistance program

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FAA Awards $4.4M in Drone Research Grants to Seven Universities

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced $4.4 million in drone research, education and training grants to seven universities. Research will focus on three areas: electromagnetic compatibility, detect and avoid classifications, and cybersecurity oversight. The universities receiving grants are University of North Dakota, University of

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Best Drones Under 250 grams

In most of the countries around the world, and especially in the U.S., regulations have been placed on what kind of drones need to be registered and those that do not need registration. The FAA says that any drone that weighs more than .55 lbs (250g) must be registered with

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FAA Drone Symposium

The FAA Drone Symposium brings you directly into the conversation on the expansion and advancement of how drones are helping businesses do business. Join us in Orlando on April 28 for a series of in-depth discussions, including: Going Global: Take Your Drone Operations Around the World The regulatory landscape of

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Airobotics is proceeding towards Type Certification of its automated drone system after final airworthiness criteria was published by the FAA

AIROBOTICS (TASE: AIRO) An Israeli manufacturer of autonomous Unmanned Aircraft (drones) and Aerial Data Platforms is heading towards completion of a type certification process after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published the final airworthiness criteria for certification of its automated drone system marking an important milestone on its way to

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DRONEDEK Applauds FAA for Opening Door to Drone Package Delivery in the U.S.

Dan O’Toole, Founder and CEO of DRONEDEK, today lauded a federal aviation committee for recommending new regulations that would encourage drone-based package delivery in the United States. The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) issued its report late last week. “Our smart

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Register Now for the 2022 FAA Drone Symposium

Registration is now open for this year’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Drone Symposium, which will be held on April 28, 2022. The in-person event will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. In keeping with this year’s theme “Arise,” the symposium will focus on the expansion

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