FAA Highlights Changes for Recreational Drones

FAA Highlights Changes for Recreational Drones

While recreational flyers may continue to fly below 400 feet in uncontrolled airspace without specific certification or operating authority from the FAA, they are now required to obtain prior authorization from the FAA before flying in controlled airspace around airports. Furthermore, they must comply with all airspace restrictions and prohibitions when flying in controlled and […] While recreational flyers may continue to fly below 400 feet in uncontrolled airspace without specific certification or operating authority from the FAA, they are now required to obtain prior authorization from the FAA before flying in controlled airspace around airports. Furthermore, they must comply with all airspace restrictions and prohibitions when flying in controlled and […] Read More

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Evolve Dynamics Sky Mantis

Evolve Dynamics Sky Mantis

We have seen tethered multirotors before, I am not sure we have seen systems that can break the tether and fly free for 30 minutes after detachment. This would most certainly be a bonus in a security monitoring situation. Evolve Dynamics, a UK based designer and manufacturer of UAV/RPAS aircraft and software systems has just […] We have seen tethered multirotors before, I am not sure we have seen systems that can break the tether and fly free for 30 minutes after detachment. This would most certainly be a bonus in a security monitoring situation. Evolve Dynamics, a UK based designer and manufacturer of UAV/RPAS aircraft and software systems has just […] Read More

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UK – Pioneering BVLOS project begins on Energy Network Assets

UK – Pioneering BVLOS project begins on Energy Network Assets

The large-scale collaborative project, exploring how drone technology can be used to inspect network infrastructure, is set to begin conducting trials on both the electricity and gas networks this spring.  The three-year programme which began in May 2018, coordinated by the EIC, led by Wales & West Utilities in collaboration with Cadent, National Grid Gas […] The large-scale collaborative project, exploring how drone technology can be used to inspect network infrastructure, is set to begin conducting trials on both the electricity and gas networks this spring.  The three-year programme which began in May 2018, coordinated by the EIC, led by Wales & West Utilities in collaboration with Cadent, National Grid Gas […] Read More

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Andhra Pradesh Drone Lab

Andhra Pradesh Drone Lab

Terra Drone India and Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology & Research (deemed-to-be University) have co-established a drone laboratory in Andhra Pradesh, India, to foster innovation in unmanned aerial platforms in the country. Here are some quick facts about this initiative. Location: The lab has been setup at Vignan’s campus in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. Inclusion: The drone laboratory […] Terra Drone India and Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology & Research (deemed-to-be University) have co-established a drone laboratory in Andhra Pradesh, India, to foster innovation in unmanned aerial platforms in the country. Here are some quick facts about this initiative. Location: The lab has been setup at Vignan’s campus in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. Inclusion: The drone laboratory […] Read More

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New York’s 50-Mile BVLOS Corridor

New York’s 50-Mile BVLOS Corridor

You may have heard about a recent $20 million dollar Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) corridor New York is building.  I thought you might be interested in our experiences so far in the construction of this capability, and our vision to build a venue for regional, national, and global UAS industry research and development. […] You may have heard about a recent $20 million dollar Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) corridor New York is building.  I thought you might be interested in our experiences so far in the construction of this capability, and our vision to build a venue for regional, national, and global UAS industry research and development. […] Read More

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