“Uncertainty around federal and state regulatory responsibilities threatens US drone industry progress”

“The federal-state breakdown about who manages drone airspace and surface air rights has not been resolved, which, as the Government Accountability Office recently reported to Congress, threatens the progress of the U.S. drone industry,” according […]

Emerging regulations

Transport Canada issues nationwide permit to Canadian UAVs to fly beyond visual line of sight

Canadian UAVs has secured a Canada-wide Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) for the operation of its fleet of small Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS). This first-of-its-kind permit issued by […]

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US Virginia Department of Aviation reports over 2,500 UAS advisories in first year

The Virginia Department of Aviation (DOAV) and partners at the Unmanned Systems Center at the Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation (VIPC), the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), and Virginia-based […]