New Federal Aviation Authority Report Confirms Exemplary Safety Record of Consumer Drones

The Drone Manufacturers Alliance, the organisation representing manufacturers of the majority of civilian drones, is pleased to see the FAA’s latest report on drone sightings once again confirms that unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) have an exemplary …

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Feds, police working on safe, anti-drone technology

Several U.S. government agencies are working with state and local law enforcement to develop new technology to track and disable drones safely, according to sources familiar with the project. The revelation comes amid heightened security concerns as more rogue drone sightings are being reported. Earlier this month, pilots

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Pilot reports of drone sightings more than double

Drone photo by Flickr user Don McCullough WASHINGTON — Pilot reports of drone sightings so far this year are more than double last year, government regulators say, raising concern about the potential for a deadly collision. There have been more than 650 reports this year by pilots of drones flying near manned aircraft, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement Thursday. There were …

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Pilot reports of drone sightings more than double, FAA says

An airplane flies over a drone Jan. 1, 2015. Photo by Carlo Allegri/Reuters WASHINGTON — Pilot reports of drone sightings so far this year are more than double last year, government regulators say, raising concern about the potential for a deadly collision. There have been more than 650 reports this year through Aug. 9 by pilots of drones flying near manned aircraft, the Federal Aviation …

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