Tag: FAA

Drone Registration Figures Confirm senseFly eBee as United States’ Most...

Raleigh, NC – April 3, 2019 – senseFly, the leading provider of fixed-wing drone solutions, has confirmed its position as the United States’...

Skyguide and AirMap Deploy Low-Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) for...

Geneva/Madrid, March 12, 2019 - Skyguide, the Swiss air navigation service provider, and AirMap, the leading global airspace management platform for drones,...

Airpup: A Kite Balloon That Flies Where Drones Can’t

Airpup is the product of 18 months of collaboration between Head Full of Air and The Blimp Works to create a new tethered aerostat...

Insitu Collaborates With the Federal Aviation Administration to Demonstrate Achievement of...

Bingen, Wash., October 23, 2018 – Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has successfully completed the first interim Type Certification Board Meeting...

Can Rapidly Changing Laws Put Drones on a Legal Obstacle Course?

If you think skills are the only thing you need to fly a drone, think again. Aerial capturing with the help of UAV (Unmanned...

Kittyhawk Insights: LAANC In-Depth

With the initial roll-out of LAANC just a few weeks away, we’ve been hard at work integrating native, seamless, and beautiful LAANC functionality into...

Expanded Drone Testing to Take Off

By ROBBIE HARRIS Expanded drone testing will soon take off in handful of localities around the country. It’s part of the plan to integrate the unpiloted...

LAANC Fact Check: You’ve Heard the Spin, Now Learn the Truth

Integrity. It’s central to everything we do at Kittyhawk. Whether it’s our professional standards, our data, or our marketing, we infuse everything we do...

FAA Restricts Drones at 10 Department of Interior Landmarks

Feel like taking a quick drone flight over Lady Liberty? Not so fast says the FAA The FAA, at the behest of national security and...

FAA Administrator Michael P. Huerta to Deliver Grand Opening Keynote...

MELVILLE, N.Y., July 31, 2017 — BZ Media LLC today announced that Michael P. Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, will give the Grand...

How Flight Policies Influence Commercial Drone Photography

Drones have dramatically changed the way we create content. With a drone camera setup, one can take pictures and videos from great heights, making...

The Drone Superhighway Part 3: Beyond Sight and Autonomous

Last week, I wrote about drone traffic management systems and legal hurdles to the drone superhighway. If you haven't already read part one and...

Kittyhawk.io Launches Flight Deck for Real-Time Drone Operations

San Francisco, May 17, 2017 -- Kittyhawk (kittyhawk.io), the leader in drone operations software, is today announcing Flight Deck: a new feature that brings...

Watch This Drone Footage of Salesforce Tower Over San Francisco

At 61 stories and 1,070 feet, Salesforce Tower is going to be the tallest building in San Francisco by quite a lot. The massive development...

The Drone Superhighway Part 2: Law and Order

A FOUR PART SERIES Last week, I wrote about how the groundwork is being laid as we speak for a drone superhighway. If you haven't...

The Drone Superhighway Part 1: It’s a Thing – A...

A FOUR PART SERIES There is something about the sky that grabs my attention and imagination. As a kid, I loved science fiction movies with...

Why Data Management is the Key for Safely Integrating Drones into...

The number of commercial unmanned aircraft, or drones, in the U.S. is projected to grow tenfold over the next five years, according to the...

Why the New Transportation Secretary Will Be Good for the Drone...

On Wednesday this week, President-elect Trump's nominee to head the Department of Transportation, Elaine Chao spoke to the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee about...

Drones Will Transform Economic Development And Construction Projects

As 2016 rounded off, the year marked a significant economic increase in construction projects. Within the first 10 months, the US Census Bureau reported...

New FAA regulations will create new opportunities for commercial drone use

WASHINGTON – The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has finalized the first operational rules (PDF) for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS...