Tagged: Legal

NAV CANADA launches new drone app – NAV Drone​

Canada’s air navigation service provider, NAV CANADA, launched NAV Drone this week. Designed to help drone pilots and operators safely and legally fly their remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) in Canada, NAV Drone is now available on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. A web version of NAV

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Sony drone patent application for noise cancellation

A very big thank you to Lauren Hawksworth from Founders Legal for emailing and telling me about this! There can be no doubt that Sony is moving! Written by John DeStefano, Technical Advisor and Lauren Hawksworth, Marketing Administrator A new USPTO patent application from Sony was published regarding a means

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Delta Drone International (ASX:DLT) Expands Operations into Namibia

● Delta Drone International expands into Namibia to deliver advanced drone operations training for enterprise companies through Delta Drone International’s training brand, Drone Safety & Legal● For the first time in the region, courses provide advanced training covering all facets of drone program operation to drone professionals in the mining,

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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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Altitude Angel to Power AirHub Enterprise Solutions

London, UK: Altitude Angel, the world’s leading UTM (Unified Traffic Management) technology provider, has been selected by Dutch drone enterprise solutions innovator AirHub to power its operations management software platform. The AirHub platform offers drone operators one, easy-to-use, workflow to plan, execute and manage missions legally and efficiently.

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Colorado State Patrol Uses Drone Mapping for Crash Analysis

Crash scenes are hectic, dangerous for first responders and motorists, and can lead to extended delays as traffic comes to a standstill or is rerouted. However, crash scenes are also crime scenes that require securing and collecting evidence for legal and insurance purposes. Last year, the Colorado State Patrol investigated

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Drones and urban air mobility – the opportunities and risks for European local authorities

Have you heard about our upcoming webinar; European Local Authorities and the UAM challenge: Responsibilities, Risks & Opportunities taking place on 3 March 2021 at 11.00-12.00 GMT/12.00-13.00 CET yet? We have a panel of legal, local authority and industry experts to discuss how cities, towns and other local government bodies

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Volocopter Senior Legal Counsel / Head of Legal (m/w/d)

Zeiloch 20, 76646 Bruchsal, Germany Full-time Job Location: Bruchsal Company Description We at Volocopter are pioneers in the development of electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We bring Urban Air Mobility to life, by establishing air taxis in addition to current transportation options in megacities globally.

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PAL-V Flying Car Achieves EU Roadworthy Certification

PAL-V, a Raamsdonksveer, Netherlands-based developer of what it hopes will be among the world’s first flying cars (if not the first), obtained approval from the European Union to drive its vehicle on European roads. Sporting license plate J-7 71-PT, PAL-V’s Liberty is now street legal. Recently the Liberty passed the

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Zipline – US Regulatory

We are looking for someone who can spearhead expansion of Zipline’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) commercial delivery operations in the U.S. As a member of Zipline’s Legal, Regulatory & Policy team, you will be responsible for obtaining and maintaining aviation regulatory approvals that enable Zipline to operate safely, efficiently,

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Legal Guidance for UK Drone Operators

LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a global provider of information and analytics has released, in partnership with international law firm Bird & Bird and ARPAS, a template Drone Services Agreement, written specifically to mitigate the legal challenges faced by the drone industry in England and Wales. The drone industry is

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Robot Aviation Demonstrates SkyRobot FX10 for Polish Police

During September 11th-13th, 2019, The Department of Special Training of the Police Academy in Katowice, Poland, organised a seminar on: ‘The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in the Police and the way police officers deal with UAV operators who violate legal regulations’. This seminar was attended by more officers

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SU establishes a new institute for autonomous systems policy

From self-driving cars to drone delivery systems, from robotic underwater vessels to smart-home technologies, the increasing reliance on autonomous systems poses complex social, ethical and legal questions that demand interdisciplinary, multi-faceted research. At Syracuse University’s inaugural Autonomous Systems Policy Symposium, Chancellor Kent D. Syverud today announces the establishment of a

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Yemenis score legal win in Germany over US drone strikes

Berlin (AFP) March 19, 2019 –

Germany must ensure that the United States respects international laws when deploying drones over Yemen, a German court ruled Tuesday, in what amounted to a partial victory for three Yemeni plaintiffs.

The trio had turned to the court after losing close relatives to a drone

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Port of Amsterdam Launches Drone Detection Trial

The Port of Amsterdam has begun a four-week trial of a drone detection system. Martek Anti-Drone Systems is providing its M.A.D.S. (Marine Anti-Drone System) to build understanding of how, where and why drones are flying over the Port of Amsterdam. The M.A.D.S system will support the port by monitoring legal

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Nevada Test Site Questions

This piece was sent in by a sUAS News reader after they saw the Legal Interpretation I requested dated 9/21/18. I will say that the Interpretation and requests for other information I am after has resulted in emails asking me who I believe is colouring outside of the lines. I’m

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Drone Versus Airplane Wing: Watch What Happens

Any responsible drone enthusiast knows that flying a drone near an airplane is something you should never, ever do. Even if you live in one of the few countries where flying near an airport is still legal, doing so puts the lives of pilots and passengers in danger – and

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