Friday, October 23rd, 2015
October 23, 2015 (Reston, VA) — MAPPS, the only national association of private sector firms in the surveying, spatial data and geographic information systems field in the United States and a leader on the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the geospatial field, today announced it has accepted an invitation from the Federal Aviation Administration
Wednesday, October 7th, 2015
October 7, 2015 — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has entered into a Pathfinder agreement with CACI International Inc. to evaluate how the company’s technology can help detect Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in the vicinity of airports.
Tuesday, October 6th, 2015
NEW YORK, October 6, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announces the largest civil penalty the FAA has proposed against a UAS operator for endangering the safety of our airspace.
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
September 2, 2015 – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected Marke “Hoot” Gibson and Earl Lawrence for two executive-level positions that will guide the agency’s approach to safe, timely and efficient integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into U.S. airspace.
Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
September 1, 2015 – The Federal Aviation Administration will soon be floating in the Cloud and benefiting from advanced computing solutions through a partnership with leading companies in the Cloud industry. After a careful process, the agency has announced that CSC Government Solutions will lead an overall integration effort that will also include Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure
Monday, August 31st, 2015
August 31, 2015 – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today released the beta version of a new smartphone application called “B4UFLY” for testing by up to 1,000 unmanned aircraft users.
Friday, August 28th, 2015
Huntsville, AL, August 28, 2015 — AirGon LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of GeoCue Group Inc., has been granted a section 333 exemption by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its AV-900 Metric Mapping system. Under the exemption, AirGon will be permitted to conduct precision aerial mapping missions and demonstrations throughout the United States.
Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
WASHINGTON, July 29, 2015 — Responding to recent incidents in which unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also known as “drones,” interfered with manned aircraft involved in wildland firefighting operations, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is supporting the U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. Forest Service in their simple message to drone operators:
Friday, June 12th, 2015
Bothell, Wash., June 12, 2015 — The Property Drone Consortium (PDC), a collaboration of insurance carriers, construction industry leaders and supporting enterprises promoting research and development for the safe use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) announced the grant of a Section 333 exemption and a Certificate of Waiver or Authorization (COA) from the Federal Aviation
Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 19, 2015 — McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP (“MDM&C” or “the Firm”), today announced that the Firm has helped to secure an FAA 333 Exemption approval on behalf of its client, Lincoln Park, NJ-based Next Generation Aviation Services, LLC (NGA), for commercial operation of an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), more commonly called