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Micro and Mini UAS are in great demand

Micro and Mini UAS are in great demand

Cargo UAV ? The idea is gathering support

Cargo UAV ? The idea is gathering support

  When you mention cargo UAS people smile and usually ask “have you heard something? It must be said – At this point this is what is called “preliminary evaluations” or ” early feasibility studies” the different names refer to one certain thing – the unmanned air system (UAS) as a cargo mover is on […]

Unmanned Aircraft Systems: UAS Groups Join to Promote Safe Flying

Unmanned Aircraft Systems: UAS Groups Join to Promote Safe Flying

The FAA, industry groups and hobbyists launch “Know Before You Fly” education campaign. Safety is the FAA’s top mission, and the agency maintains the world’s safest aviation system. The FAA first authorized use of unmanned aircraft in the National Airspace System (NAS) in 1990. Today, unmanned aircraft are flying in the NAS under very controlled […]

Drones over Ventura County!

Drones over Ventura County!

By George Miller Ventura County, CA is ground zero for “drones,” a common vernacular term for what are actually “UAV’s” (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) or “UAS’s” (Unmanned Aerial Systems).  An astonishing 86% of all U.S.-made UAV’s are manufactured by AeroVironment, headquartered in Monrovia, with the main UAV manufacturing plant in Simi Valley (they don’t make the […]

U.S. FAA Called to Expedite UAS Rulemaking

U.S. FAA Called to Expedite UAS Rulemaking

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) joined 31 other organizations in urging the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to expedite its Notice of Proposed Rule-making (NPRM) regulating the use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in U.S. airspace.