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Can You Cut And Paste Your Way To Big Drone Money?

Is FAA oversight flying on an uncertified autopilot? Everyone knows I am a big fan ofthe FOIA, and the contents for this story came right out of the FAA. Question 1. When petitioning for exemption for an unmanned aircraft operation, should you ask for an exemption from 91.105(a)(2) to be

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Save the Date: 2021 FAA UAS Symposium

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will co-host Episodes III and IV of the virtual FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium – Remotely Piloted Edition. The theme for this year’s virtual event is “Above and Beyond” and will take place on June

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uAvionix Lands Major FAA Certification

Airbus Ventures applauds uAvionix for winning validation by the Federation Aviation Administration (FAA) for its impeccable standard of safety and security on its state-of-the-art flagship transponder, ping200X. With this April certification, ping200X becomes the world’s first FAA TSO certified drone transponder. “ping200X is the pinnacle of years of development, as

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SkyRunner FAA Certified Aircraft for CSAR

The SkyRunner MK3.2 is the first FAA certified, Light-Sport aircraft to support DoD and CSAR missions. As the battle space continues to expand, new and innovative solutions are needed to solve complex tactical challenges. SkyRunner combines both ground and air solutions to go almost anywhere and is customizable for multiple

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Mark Your Calendar: 2021 FAA UAS Symposium

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will co-host Episodes III and IV of the virtual FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium – Remotely Piloted Edition. The theme for this year’s virtual event is “Above and Beyond” and will take place on June

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Flirtey implements Kongsberg Geospatial IRIS Airspace Awareness technology to enable FAA Certification for BVLOS drone delivery operations

Ottawa, CA: Kongsberg Geospatial, developer of the TerraLens Geospatial Soft Ware Development Kit (SDK), and Flirtey, the pioneer and a leader in the commercial drone delivery industry in the US, announced today that the Kongsberg Geospatial IRIS airspace situational awareness application has been implemented by Flirtey within their autonomous software

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MissionGO Velos 100 Meets FAA Airworthiness Criteria

MissionGO Unmanned Systems announced that the FAA certification office has approved MissionGO’s MG Velos 100 airworthiness criteria as part of MissionGO’s Type Certificate application, a milestone marking the brand’s next big step in pushing the boundaries of Unmanned Aircraft System capabilities. MissionGO joins 11 other companies in the U.S. that

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MissionGO Takes Next Step in Unmanned Aircraft Cargo Delivery

MissionGO Unmanned Systems announced today that the FAA certification office has approved MissionGO’s MG Velos 100 airworthiness criteria as part of MissionGO’s Type Certificate application, a milestone marking the brand’s next big step in pushing the boundaries of Unmanned Aircraft System capabilities. It is also expected that the FAA will

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Wing Seeks FAA Approval to Expand US Drone Operations

Wing has asked the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to waive some drone rules, a move that would allow it expand operations beyond a small city in Virginia, the FAA said in a notice. “Wing is now seeking to expand and improve upon these operations to serve additional communities,” Wing said

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Amy Wiegand of DroneUp Joins DSPA Board of Advisors

Drone Service Providers Alliance (DSPA), a member-based association that advocates for reasonable FAA regulations in the Unmanned Aircraft (sUAS) industry, is accelerating its advisory board efforts. Amy Wiegand, DroneUp’s Marketing & Communications Director, has agreed to join the Board of Advisors. Amy Wiegand is a sUAS pioneer, having started exploring

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Aerospace firms End State Solutions and Near Space announce joint agreement

White Salmon WA (SPX) Apr 14, 2021 –

End State Solutions and Near Space Corp have entered an agreement to provide aerospace companies a single-source for a full suite of flight testing and Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) certification services. Unmanned, manned and optionally piloted aircraft developers can obtain speed-to-market through the

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Aerospace Firms End State Solutions and Near Space Corp. Announce Joint Agreement

End State Solutions and Near Space Corp. (NSC) announced today an agreement to provide aerospace companies a single-source for a full suite of flight testing and Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) certification services. Unmanned, manned and optionally piloted aircraft developers can obtain speed-to-market through the leadership and experience the companies provide.

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Ping200X is the World’s First FAA TSO Certified Drone Transponder

Today, uAvionix, the leader in communications, navigation, and surveillance (CNS) solutions for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) announced ping200X, its flagship Mode S ADS-B OUT UAS Transponder, has received Technical Standard Order (TSO) certification from the FAA. Ping200X is the pinnacle of years of evolution of investment in groundbreaking, low-Size, Weight,

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Unmanned Safety Institute Partners with ULTRA to Promote UAS Industry Certifications in New Jersey School System

Urban Low Altitude Transport Association (ULTRA) recognizes that UAS Growth will provide significant high-paid employment opportunities for today’s high school students. Allendale, NJ (April 6, 2021) – Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) is forecasted to become the fastest growing segment of the aviation industry with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) predicting

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FAA Drone Legal Opinions Database

There are many different drone regulations but sometimes there are areas that are not so clear which is why there are FAA drone legal opinions. The FAA is the authority on the Federal Aviation Regulations. A person can request the FAA Office of General Counsel to write a letter of

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Easy Aerial Further Expands its Leadership Team with Appointment of Timothy T. Tenne as Chief Operating Officer

Easy Aerial, a leading provider of autonomous drone-in-a-box based inspection, monitoring, and surveillance solutions, today announced the appointment of former FAA Division Manager and US Air Force leader and pilot Timothy T. Tenne as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Effective immediately, Tenne will oversee the global day-to-day operations across Easy Aerial’s

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Former FAA Acting Administrator Dan Elwell Joins Joby Aviation Advisory Board

Joby Aviation (“Joby” or the “Company”), a transportation company developing an all-electric, vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL) that it intends to operate as a commercial passenger aircraft beginning in 2024, today announced the appointment of Dan Elwell as an Advisor. Elwell served as Deputy and Acting Administrator of the

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Drone Supply Shop Challenges FAA RID Regulation

On March 12th, 2021, RaceDayQuads (RDQ) and its CEO, Tyler Brennan, filed suit against the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and its recent rule titled Remote Identification of Unmanned Aircraft (RID,originally published 1/15/2021 at 86 Fed. Reg. 4390). The case against the FAA was filed in the United States Court of

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RaceDayQuads.com vs FAA court case in defense of all drone pilots and model aviators

Orlando, FL : March, 2021, RaceDayQuads.com(RDQ) and its CEO, Tyler Brennan, filed suit against theFederal Aviation Administration (FAA), and its recent rule titled Remote Identification of Unmanned Aircraft (RID, originally published 1/15/2021 at 86 Fed. Reg. 4390). The case against the FAAwas filed in the United States Court of Appeals

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Gas Pipeline Inspections Simulated in Final NASA SIO Demonstration

Aerial inspections of gas and petroleum pipelines were simulated during NASA’s final Systems Integration and Operationalization (SIO) demonstration flight with partner American Aerospace Technologies Inc. (AATI) on Feb. 25, 2021. The SIO demonstration series is in partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and three industry partners to show potential

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Aerial Production Services (APS) teams with Iris Automation to jumpstart FAA permissions for pipeline inspections with drones

Cuts BVLOS waiver approval time by six months, unlocking inspection savings plus faster pipeline leak identification and remediation Crofton, Maryland, San Francisco, Calif. (March 17, 2021) – Helping a client switch from expensive satellite and airplane-based inspections to drones, service provider Aerial Production Services (APS) was able to improve inspection

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FAA Announces Effective Dates for Final Drone Rules

The final rules requiring remote identification of drones and allowing some flights over people, over moving vehicles and at night under certain conditions will go into effect on April 21, 2021. Remote identification (Remote ID) requires identification of drones in flight as well as the location of their control stations

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FAA and Choctaw Nation Team on Drone Cargo Study

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is partnering with the Choctaw Nation to study how Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) can best transport cargo, including parcels, at lower altitudes.The FAA’s Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center (MMAC), signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. The agreement will enable

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Allegheny County adheres to Federal and State drone preemption

The Pennsylvania Drone Association, the Pittsburgh Drone Masters and Allegheny County have collaborated to address Allegheny County Code § 650-2(A), which appears to prohibit the operation of drones in areas not expressly permitted by the county. While the FAA maintains jurisdiction of the National Air Space at the state level,

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Sen. Lee Introduces Drone Integration and Zoning Act

WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) today introduced the Drone Integration and Zoning Act (DIZA), a bill to establish a regulatory framework for drones based on the principles of local governance and cooperative federalism. “The FAA cannot feasibly or efficiently oversee millions of drones in every locality throughout the country,”

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Avenger ER Gets FAA Experimental Certificate

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. announced that its company-owned Avenger ER achieved a company milestone as it received an FAA-issued Experimental Certificate (EC) enabling the “Extended Range” Avenger to perform expanded operations in the U.S. National Airspace System. “Since 2005, GA-ASI has worked closely with the FAA to affirm the

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FAA Selects Five Airports to Test C-UAS Systems

The Federal Aviation Administration has selected five host airports to evaluate technologies and systems that could detect and mitigate potential safety risks posed by unmanned aircraft. The effort is part of the agency’s Airport Unmanned Aircraft Systems Detection and Mitigation Research Program. The FAA selected the following airports: Atlantic City

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