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The Aero-News Network
FAA Releases B4UFLY App Beta Test For UAS UsersCompliments 'Know Before You Fly' Campaign Supported By Industry The FAA on Fr
FAA Releases B4UFLY App Beta Test For UAS Users
The Aero-News Network / Posted 3 days ago
Compliments 'Know Before You Fly' Campaign Supported By Industry The FAA on Friday released the beta version of a new smartphone application called “B4UFLY” for testing by up to 1,000 unmanned aircraft users. The B4UFLY app, aimed primarily at... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Clark State begins flights for new drone program | Springfield OHClark State Community College recently conducted its first drone flight to coll
Clark State begins flights for new drone program | Springfield OH
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Clark State Community College recently conducted its first drone flight to collect data for a new precision agriculture program. Clark State students will use data and thousands of images collected from the drone to piece together a map of a 17-acre... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
FAA releases B4UFLY App Beta Test For UAS UsersThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today released the beta version of a
FAA releases B4UFLY App Beta Test For UAS Users
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 3 days ago
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. The B4UFLY app, aimed primarily at model aircraft enthusiasts, is designed... Read more
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Business Wire
AUVSI, CEA: Drone Restrictions Would Hurt Californians, InnovationARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following statement is attributed to Brian
AUVSI, CEA: Drone Restrictions Would Hurt Californians, Innovation
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following statement is attributed to Brian Wynne, president and CEO, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), and Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®,... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
State aviation officials plan Wichita summit on dronesAug. 27--Kansas officials are planning to host the state's first public summit
State aviation officials plan Wichita summit on drones
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 4 days ago
Aug. 27--Kansas officials are planning to host the state's first public summit on drones in Wichita this fall. Tiffany Brown, director of aviation for the Kansas Department of Transportation, said Wednesday that the Kansas UAS Summit will be held... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Researchers, KDOT discuss use of dronesA group of academics and representatives from businesses and the Kansas Departm
Researchers, KDOT discuss use of drones
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
A group of academics and representatives from businesses and the Kansas Department of Transportation met Tuesday in Topeka to discuss economic and public safety benefits of unmanned aerial vehicles — commonly referred to as drones — and how to... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Southwest Ohio college dedicates new 1-stop drone centerDAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A new one-stop center for the design, construction and test
Southwest Ohio college dedicates new 1-stop drone center
The Marietta Times / Posted 6 days ago
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A new one-stop center for the design, construction and testing of drones is ready for use at a college in southwest Ohio. Sinclair Community College held a dedication Monday for its $5 million National Unmanned Aerial Systems... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Southwest Ohio college dedicates new 1-stop drone centerDAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A new one-stop center for the design, construction and test
Southwest Ohio college dedicates new 1-stop drone center
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A new one-stop center for the design, construction and testing of drones is ready for use at a college in southwest Ohio. Sinclair Community College held a dedication Monday for its $5 million National Unmanned Aerial Systems... Read more
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The Times Leader
Southwest Ohio college dedicates new 1-stop drone centerDAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A new one-stop center for the design, construction and test
Southwest Ohio college dedicates new 1-stop drone center
The Times Leader / Posted 6 days ago
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A new one-stop center for the design, construction and testing of drones is ready for use at a college in southwest Ohio. Sinclair Community College held a dedication Monday for its $5 million National Unmanned Aerial Systems... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Expert: Job growth tied to drones to exceed expectationA leader of a prominent unmanned aerial systems advocacy group says demand for
Expert: Job growth tied to drones to exceed expectation
Dayton Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
A leader of a prominent unmanned aerial systems advocacy group says demand for drone-related work will push the emerging UAS industry above economic growth estimates in future years in Ohio and the United States. But the industry needs federal... Read more
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The Huffington Post
California Doesn't Want Drones Flying Over Your BackyardA California bill banning drones from flying over private property passed in th
California Doesn't Want Drones Flying Over Your Backyard
The Huffington Post / Posted 6 days ago
A California bill banning drones from flying over private property passed in the state Assembly on Monday, much to the frustration of drone enthusiasts who say it's too broad and oversteps federal authority. The legislation would generally prohibit... Read more
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The MidWeek
Drones seminar offered at DeKalb airportThis seminar is free and open to the public. The seminar will cover rules and
Drones seminar offered at DeKalb airport
The MidWeek / Posted 6 days ago
This seminar is free and open to the public. The seminar will cover rules and regulations, flight operations, and how to manage these popular unmanned aerial systems. Presentations will be made by: •�Mark Foisy, FAA, Unmanned Aircraft Systems... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Drone no-fly zone in California will stifle innovation, say industry advocatesIf the bill is signed by Governor Jerry Brown it will create a no-fly zone and
Drone no-fly zone in California will stifle innovation, say industry advocates
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 7 days ago
If the bill is signed by Governor Jerry Brown it will create a no-fly zone and make it a trespass violation for someone to fly an unmanned aircraft or drone over private property below 350ft without the consent of the owner or tenant. SB 142 passed... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Assembly backs bill to restrict drones over private propertySACRAMENTO — Despite objections that it could potentially stifle a promising ne
Assembly backs bill to restrict drones over private property
Ventura County Star / Posted 7 days ago
SACRAMENTO — Despite objections that it could potentially stifle a promising new industry, the Assembly on Monday approved a bill that would make drone operators guilty of trespass if their devices fly below 350 feet over private... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Don’t prematurely limit the potential of aerial dronesFrom Silicon Valley to Hollywood, unmanned aircraft are transforming how Califo
Don’t prematurely limit the potential of aerial drones
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
From Silicon Valley to Hollywood, unmanned aircraft are transforming how California industries operate and are creating several new ones as well. But as more and more businesses receive waivers from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly drones... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Precision ag event highlights increasing UAS use | Urbana, OHA precision agriculture event Friday highlighted what many experts see as a rap
Precision ag event highlights increasing UAS use | Urbana, OH
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 10 days ago
A precision agriculture event Friday highlighted what many experts see as a rapidly emerging industry that will create jobs and significantly impact Ohio farming. The event at the Champaign County Fairgrounds, hosted by the Ohio State University... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Virginia Governor Names Members To Unmanned Systems CommissionNineteen-Member Panel Will Advise The State On UAS Policy Virginia Governor Te
Virginia Governor Names Members To Unmanned Systems Commission
The Aero-News Network / Posted 12 days ago
Nineteen-Member Panel Will Advise The State On UAS Policy Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has named 19 members to the state's Unmanned Systems Commission, which was created by an executive order in June. In his executive order, McAuliffe said... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Lawmakers mull drone safety, emergency responseLawmakers on Tuesday will hear from state emergency responders and drone indust
Lawmakers mull drone safety, emergency response
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
Lawmakers on Tuesday will hear from state emergency responders and drone industry representatives on the dangers and potential benefits of flying unmanned aircraft in fires and other emergencies. Firefighters and state legislators have raised... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
AUVSI Responds To FAA Data Showing Increased 'Drone' SightingsSays FAA Should Quickly Finalize Rules To Rein In 'Irresponsible' Operators Th
AUVSI Responds To FAA Data Showing Increased 'Drone' Sightings
The Aero-News Network / Posted 14 days ago
Says FAA Should Quickly Finalize Rules To Rein In 'Irresponsible' Operators The FAA has as much culpability for the recent rise in "drone" sightings as the people operating the aircraft. That's the assessment of Brian Wynne, president & CEO of the... Read more
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Roll Call
FAA Exemptions Prove American Industries Want to Fly UAS | Commentary As lawmakers race out of town this August, the unmanned aircraft
FAA Exemptions Prove American Industries Want to Fly UAS
Roll Call / Posted 14 days ago
| Commentary As lawmakers race out of town this August, the unmanned aircraft systems industry is left holding its breath. The Federal Aviation Administration is still working on finalizing... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Rise in amateurs’ use of drones raises risk to other aircraftPublic safety Crime & Safety Headlines The skies over Red, White and Boom can
Rise in amateurs’ use of drones raises risk to other aircraft
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
Public safety Crime & Safety Headlines The skies over Red, White and Boom can get awfully crowded, with police helicopters sharing space with television helicopters, all dodging airplanes... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pilot brushes with drones rising at rapid rateWASHINGTON -- Pilot encounters with drones are on pace to at least quadruple to
Pilot brushes with drones rising at rapid rate
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Pilot encounters with drones are on pace to at least quadruple to more than 1,000 this year, highlighting a growing threat to U.S. aviation by unmanned aircraft. In one of the latest incidents, an emergency medical helicopter had to... Read more
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Federal Computer Week
FedRAMP OKs IBM mobile, FAA warns drones and moreIBM wins FedRAMP certification for mobility platform IBM's cloud-based mobile
FedRAMP OKs IBM mobile, FAA warns drones and more
Federal Computer Week / Posted 18 days ago
IBM wins FedRAMP certification for mobility platform IBM's cloud-based mobile management platform MaaS360 was authorized for use at all government agencies under the certification program that approves cloud providers after an intensive security... Read more
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PC Advisor
Rogue drones found flying close to aircraft on the upswingSightings of drones flying around helicopters and airplanes have surged this ye
Rogue drones found flying close to aircraft on the upswing
PC Advisor / Posted 18 days ago
Sightings of drones flying around helicopters and airplanes have surged this year, and are likely to further fuel concerns about the possible impact on public safety and privacy of the unmanned aircraft. Pilot reports of drones, also referred to as... Read more
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Business Insurance
FAA exemptions for commercial drone flight top 1,000Photo by AP Former Navy helicopter pilot and San Diego Gas & Electric unmanned
FAA exemptions for commercial drone flight top 1,000
Business Insurance / Posted 19 days ago
Photo by AP Former Navy helicopter pilot and San Diego Gas & Electric unmanned aircraft operator Teena Deering holds a drone as it is prepared for takeoff near Boulevard, California. The Federal Aviation Administration has granted more than 1,000... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fears rise as drone sales take offA camera operator manoeuvres a drone over Palm Beach in Sydney, Australia. US r
Fears rise as drone sales take off
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
A camera operator manoeuvres a drone over Palm Beach in Sydney, Australia. US regulators are concerned about drones' safety and security. Photo / Getty Images Rogue drone operators are rapidly becoming a nuisance in the United States, invading... Read more
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Business Insurance
FAA exemptions for commercial drone flight top 1,000The Federal Aviation Administration has granted more than 1,000 exemption appro
FAA exemptions for commercial drone flight top 1,000
Business Insurance / Posted 20 days ago
The Federal Aviation Administration has granted more than 1,000 exemption approvals for drones in its effort to safely expand their operations. The 1,008 Section 333 exemptions include grants for “new and novel approaches to inspecting power... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Colorado's ready-to-fly dronemakers stalled by MIA federal rulesFifteen of the first 500 FAA exemptions permitting commercial drones to fly wer
Colorado's ready-to-fly dronemakers stalled by MIA federal rules
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 20 days ago
Fifteen of the first 500 FAA exemptions permitting commercial drones to fly were granted in Colorado. But enabling those and other waiting businesses to spur an estimated $232 million in economic impact — and create more than 1,190 jobs — in... Read more
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Washington Post
Rogue drones a growing nuisance across the U.S.This public service announcement provided by the U.S. Forest Service shows a po
Rogue drones a growing nuisance across the U.S.
Washington Post / Posted 21 days ago
This public service announcement provided by the U.S. Forest Service shows a poster warning people not to fly drones near wildfires. (Associated Press) Rogue drone operators are rapidly becoming a national nuisance, invading sensitive airspace and... Read more
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Washington Post
How rogue drones are rapidly becoming a national nuisanceThis public service announcement provided by the U.S. Forest Service shows a po
How rogue drones are rapidly becoming a national nuisance
Washington Post / Posted 21 days ago
This public service announcement provided by the U.S. Forest Service shows a poster warning people not to fly drones near wildfires. (Associated Press) Rogue drone operators are rapidly becoming a national nuisance, invading sensitive airspace and... Read more
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Business Insider
Drones could become a menace to airlinersFive years ago, the risk that unmanned aerial systems (UAS), or drones, might p
Drones could become a menace to airliners
Business Insider / Posted 21 days ago
Five years ago, the risk that unmanned aerial systems (UAS), or drones, might pose to airliners was not a problem on anyone’s radar. Today, the rapidly increasing number of near-misses between the two is ramping up concern in both pilots and... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado's ready-to-fly dronemakers stalled by MIA federal rulesFifteen of the first 500 FAA exemptions permitting commercial drones to fly wer
Colorado's ready-to-fly dronemakers stalled by MIA federal rules
Denver Post / Posted 22 days ago
Fifteen of the first 500 FAA exemptions permitting commercial drones to fly were granted in Colorado. But enabling those and other waiting businesses to spur an estimated $232 million in economic impact — and create more than 1,190 jobs — in... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Nev. far behind top states for commercial drone useBy Daniel Rothberg, Las Vegas Sun The number of companies in Nevada approved f
Nev. far behind top states for commercial drone use
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 25 days ago
By Daniel Rothberg, Las Vegas Sun The number of companies in Nevada approved for commercial drone flights is about on par with most states but lags far behind leaders like California and Arizona, according to an analysis of the first 500 waivers... Read more
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News 4 Reno
Nevada lags behind its neighbors in commercial drone useLAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal records show that the number of Nevada companies appro
Nevada lags behind its neighbors in commercial drone use
News 4 Reno / Posted 26 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal records show that the number of Nevada companies approved to fly drones lags far behind states like California and Arizona. The Las Vegas Sun reports that six Nevada companies are allowed to fly commercial drones, compared... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Nevada Lags Behind Its Neighbors in Commercial Drone UseFederal records show that the number of Nevada companies approved to fly drones
Nevada Lags Behind Its Neighbors in Commercial Drone Use
KTVN Reno / Posted 26 days ago
Federal records show that the number of Nevada companies approved to fly drones lags far behind states like California and Arizona. The Las Vegas Sun reports (http://bit.ly/1K46dPs ) that six Nevada companies are allowed to fly commercial drones,... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Nevada lags behind its neighbors in commercial drone useLAS VEGAS (AP) - Federal records show that the number of Nevada companies appro
Nevada lags behind its neighbors in commercial drone use
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 26 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Federal records show that the number of Nevada companies approved to fly drones lags far behind states like California and Arizona. The Las Vegas Sun reports (http://bit.ly/1K46dPs ) that six Nevada companies are allowed to fly... Read more
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KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley
Nevada lags behind its neighbors in commercial drone useLAS VEGAS (AP) - Federal records show that the number of Nevada companies appro
Nevada lags behind its neighbors in commercial drone use
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley / Posted 26 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Federal records show that the number of Nevada companies approved to fly drones lags far behind states like California and Arizona. The Las Vegas Sun reports (http://bit.ly/1K46dPs ) that six Nevada companies are allowed to fly... Read more
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KOLO 8 Reno
Nevada Lags Behind Neighbors in Commercial Drone UseLAS VEGAS (AP) - Federal records show that the number of Nevada companies appro
Nevada Lags Behind Neighbors in Commercial Drone Use
KOLO 8 Reno / Posted 26 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Federal records show that the number of Nevada companies approved to fly drones lags far behind states like California and Arizona. The Las Vegas Sun reports (http://bit.ly/1K46dPs ) that six Nevada companies are allowed to fly... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Nevada lags behind its neighbors in commercial drone useLAS VEGAS (AP) - Federal records show that the number of Nevada companies appro
Nevada lags behind its neighbors in commercial drone use
KTVN Reno / Posted 26 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Federal records show that the number of Nevada companies approved to fly drones lags far behind states like California and Arizona. The Las Vegas Sun reports (http://bit.ly/1K46dPs ) that six Nevada companies are allowed to fly... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
AUVSI: More Than 20 Industries Approved To Fly Commercial UAS In The U.S.Report: Analysis Of First 500 FAA Exemptions Finds Real Estate, Agriculture And
AUVSI: More Than 20 Industries Approved To Fly Commercial UAS In The U.S.
The Aero-News Network / Posted 27 days ago
Report: Analysis Of First 500 FAA Exemptions Finds Real Estate, Agriculture And Construction Among The Top Industries Approved For Commercial Operations The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International today released a new report that... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Drone safety record good -- so farNo aircraft has hit a drone in Arkansas or anywhere else in the United States,
Drone safety record good -- so far
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
No aircraft has hit a drone in Arkansas or anywhere else in the United States, Federal Aviation Administration records show. Airport managers, regulators, pilots, aircraft passengers and private drone operators want to keep that record. "Hitting a... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
NAAA Launches UAV Safety Campaign Focused On Ag SectorPrint Piece, Short Video Intended To Educate Farmers And Others In Agriculture
NAAA Launches UAV Safety Campaign Focused On Ag Sector
The Aero-News Network / Posted 1 months ago
Print Piece, Short Video Intended To Educate Farmers And Others In Agriculture The National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) has launched a UAV safety campaign to raise awareness and prevent accidents between UAV operators and low-altitude... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Aerial photos, surveys most popular business uses for drones, industry findsReal-estate businesses won nearly a third of the first 500 commercial drone per
Aerial photos, surveys most popular business uses for drones, industry finds
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
Real-estate businesses won nearly a third of the first 500 commercial drone permits granted by the Federal Aviation Administration, an industry study obtained Thursday by USA TODAY found. The most popular use — showcasing properties with video taken... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
NAAA Launches UAV Safety Campaign Focused on Ag SectorALEXANDRIA, VA — July 29, 2015 — The National Agricultural Aviation Association
NAAA Launches UAV Safety Campaign Focused on Ag Sector
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 1 months ago
ALEXANDRIA, VA — July 29, 2015 — The National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) has launched a UAV safety campaign to raise awareness and prevent accidents between UAV operators and low-altitude manned aircraft. The first public outreach tool... Read more
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