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Drone Delivery Company Flirtey tests delivery of Automated E…

As companies are working to integrate Drones into the US commercial airspace,  Drone delivery company Flirtey has moved this forward by conducting its first drone flights in Reno, Nevada, as part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Unmanned (FAA) Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program on September 12.  It is one of …

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DroneBase CEO: LAANC is the Biggest Regulatory Step Yet to M…

The following is a guest post by Dan Burton, CEO and Founder of DroneBase.  Today is a momentous day for the drone industry. Since its official implementation in April 2018, the Federal Aviation Administration’s LAANC (Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability), has been slowly rolling out to six regions across …

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InterDrone Gets Started with Dan Elwell: FAA is “Open for Bu…

FAA Acting Administrator Dan Elwell kicked off the InterDrone conference in Las Vegas this morning, with the Grand Opening keynote address. Elwell opened up by saying that he understood that the drone industry might be hesitant about federal regulators.  But Elwell emphasized throughout his speech the FAA’s willingness to work …

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The Latest Outlook on FAA Drone Regulations

In an InterDrone panel moderated by the excellent Christopher Korody, author of the Dronin’ On newsletter, a panel of lawyers, industry, and government representatives discussed the current state of commercial drone regulations in the U.S. Referencing the recently released FAA Roadmap for commercial drone integration, Korody compared the current landscape …

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FAA: Drone Integration Pilot Program Off to an Exciting Star…

The FAA says that the drone Integration Pilot Program (IPP) is up and running, and features some of the ground-breaking work that’s happening in the field. The following is taken from an FAA Announcement: The FAA’s UAS Integration Pilot Program has been busy accelerating drone technology in four states this …

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InterDrone Announces the Keynote Lineup: Over a Dozen of the…

Acting FAA Administer Daniel K. Elwell and PrecisionHawk CEO Michael Chasen kick off the show with Grand Opening Keynotes NEW YORK — August 21, 2018 — Emerald Expositions, the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States, announced today the InterDrone keynote lineup, comprised of industry heavy hitters …

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Intel Claims Leadership Role in Drone Regulation Space

As the UAS Integration Pilot Program (IPP) gets underway, Intel is claiming a leadership role in the development of new drone regulations. Intel is a partner in four of the ten sites chosen by the FAA to participate in the IPP, testing drone applications currently outside the boundary of FAA …

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The UAS Integration Pilot Program is Underway: North Dakota …

The UAS Integration Pilot Program (IPP) is getting underway, as the chosen partners begin their trials.  North Dakota is starting their trials of flight over people with a unique safety tool: Parazero‘s parachutes for drones. North Dakota is a leader in the drone industry.  With the Grand Sky Business Park, …

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It’s Time to Pay Attention: Industry Leaders Comment on FAA …

News and Commentary.  It’s time for drone operators in  the U.S.- both commercial and recreational – to start paying attention as regulation heats up.  On July 31, the Small UAV Coalition, AOPA and other industry advocates signed a letter opposing an expected amendment from Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) to the …

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