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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Unmanned Safety Institute Announces Four Courses Recommended for College Credit by American Council on Education

UAS Applications – five units of study including applications, regulations, and operating in the NAS. UAS Personnel – three … and certification organization that is accepted by the FAA, endorsed by major aviation insurance providers, and …

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Drone Delivery Canada Achieves Compliant Status for Cargo Delivery Drone

This unmanned aircraft system (UAS) is now compliant with the Transport Canada UAS standard … is confident of its approval in the remaining steps. “Achieving Compliant UAV Status is the first of three very critical steps in DDC achieving its Compliant …

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Kansas’ UAS Director Takes on New Role in Transportation Dept.

Robert Brock, Kansas’ first director of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), has been named interim director of aviation … and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Drone Advisory Committee-Task Group Three, Brock will continue to work closely with …

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Drone Delivery Canada Achieves Compliant UAV Status with Transport Canada for Its Sparrow Cargo Delivery Drone

This unmanned aircraft system (UAS) is now compliant with the Transport Canada UAS standard … is confident of its approval in the remaining steps. “Achieving Compliant UAV Status is the first of three very critical steps in DDC achieving its Compliant …

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Charles Co. Sheriff’s Office to Utilize Radio Control Quadcopters

The CCSO currently has two officers that are both private pilots as well as FAA-certified UAS operators. Three additional officers were trained, passing their required FAA exams and earning a FAA Remote Pilot Certification. The CCSO has been vetted by the …

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