North Carolina Aviation Division joins FAA Drone Integration Program

The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation recently applied for the FAA’s drone integration pilot program. The three-year Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) IPP tests small drone operations in partnership with state, local and tribal …

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D13’s MESMER applies RF manipulation for C-UAS

capability that can detect and stop or redirect a UAS. MESMER tunes into a threat UAV’s radio signal and sends packets of information to command the platform to execute various commands. (Department 13) MESMER uses radio frequency (RF) protocol …

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Alton police officer takes drone training, chief has no plans to buy device

… (https://www.faa.gov/uas/getting_started/fly_for_work_business). The aircraft also must be registered with the FAA. Earlier this year, Madison County Sheriff’s Department spent $29,807 for its industrial, Matrice 600 UAV drone and related equipment …

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Department of Transportation Forms Pilot Program to Integrate UAS into National Airspace

the Department of Transportation (DOT), in consultation with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), announced details of a new pilot program designed to accelerate the safe integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into national airspace (NAS).

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