Big Bend’s Unmanned Aerial Systems programs earn accreditation

showed off one of the college’s many drones on Tuesday at the outdoor UAS Flight Lab on campus. The enclosed lab allows for drone training close to the airport without requiring further FAA approval. Villalobos said applications for drone use continues …

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FAA UAS Integration Pilot Program Set to Facilitate Amazing Drone Use Cases

Tuesday marks the deadline for states and localities applying for the Federal Aviation Administration’s Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Integration Pilot Program to submit notice of intent to the FAA. Interest is literally sky high, underscoring the …

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Drone Operator Will Pay $200000 Fine for Violating FAA Regulations

The company flew its drones over Chicago and NY between 2012 and 2014 without FAA permission, and without necessary equipment the regulator stated they needed. SkyPan obtained a section 333 exemption in 2015. In a statement released on Tuesday, SkyPan …

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The FAA’s new rules for drones are bad news for Amazon

The U.S. government just grounded delivery drones. The good news is commercial drone flight in the U.S. has its first set of operational rules, which were released on Tuesday from the Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration. SEE ALSO: Autonomous medical drones will soon transport emergency organ donations However, much of what’s outlined in those new rules pretty …

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Commercial Drone Rules: New FAA Norms To Be Announced This Week

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will announce its first rules permitting businesses to fly drones for limited purposes Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal reported. The move is likely to spark further demands for easing restrictions on unmanned aircraft.

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