DJI Government Edition, public safety alliance board of advisers, a USV rescues swimmers, interim report on UAS mitigation at airports, drone operations app is launched in Australia, a de-confliction service for drone flights via API.
Princess Aliyah Pandolfi from the Kashmir World Foundation. Recorded at the Innovations in Flight Family Day and Outdoor Aviation Display, held June 15, 2019 at the Smithsonian’s National Air & Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia.
Highlights of the FAA UAS Symposium held June 3-5, 2019 at the Baltimore Convention Center. Presented by the Federal Aviation Administration and AUVSI. Diana Cooper, PrecisionHawk SVP of Policy & Strategy, and Brendan Schulman, DJI VP of Policy and Legal Affairs. FAA UAS Symposium 2019 Over 1000 attendees from industry, the government, and academia gathered for three days of keynotes, breakout sessions, and “how to” sessions. We discuss some highlights of the Symposium, including...
DHS resources for the threat of UAS to critical infrastructure, urban testing of drone flights in Reno, using drone images as evidence, a delay for the remote ID NPRM, and a drone used by the Army Corps of Engineers.
New recreational drone restrictions, drones identify polluting ships, data security fears for Chinese drones, professional sports leagues weigh-in on drones, UAS that measure environmental conditions, states in the US actively using unmanned aircraft.
Professional-grade UAS components, a fuel cell system for UAVs, drone flying in national parks, the Choctaw Nation UAS Integration Pilot Program, new life for Piaggio Hammerhead, and the Northrop Grumman Firebird surveillance aircraft.
Actively tethered UAS, drone studies the atmosphere, hive drone releases swarm of smaller drones, Virgin Atlantic reports a near-hit, drone plants tree seeds, Wing receives FAA approval for delivery service in the US, a drone powered by variable buoyancy.
Lithium metal batteries for greater capacity. Parrot’s Anafi Thermal drone, quadcopter over Boston, sugarcane agriculture, drones and the Notre Dame fire, parts delivery by drone for manufacturing, indigenous people use drones to assert territory rights.
An NPRM for sUAS operations over people and an ANPRM for safe sUAS operations. Advice for drone operators near agricultural aircraft, rogue drones in China, Wing authority to operate in Australia, FAA to award drone airline license, GENIUS NY awards.
Drones for studying wildlife, wetlands, and tornadoes. Using them to resupplying troops and support a Mars rover. Also, gender diversity study of the drone industry, and airplane incidents that turn out to not be caused by drones.
Flying small UAS over people, terrain-following UAS with active navigation, drones and citizen science for animal conservation, greater surveillance role for FAA FSDOs, an autonomous grocery delivery service.
Pentagon interest in cargo drones for disaster relief, thermal imaging for search and rescue, BVLOS UAS for medical deliveries, drones that act like sheepdogs, drone laws in Japan, “drone parenting,” and a UAS remote ID whitepaper.
Drones that locate wildlife and select sick livestock, the FAA looks to Kittyhawk to redesign the B4UFLY app, an expanded role for LANNC, principles for autonomous vehicles in the city, a tourist is jailed for misusing a drone, and speculation about stealthy drones.
NUAIR Alliance and UAS stakeholders establish a plan to support integration into the NAS, drone privacy bill killed, drone tech for bee populations, applications for LiDAR-equipped drones, complaints in the UK, new drone marking rule, shoot-down in Australia, SWAT team UAV, ag drone fleet, Boeing’s UAS from Australia.
Drones for wildlife management and conservation: bears and drone noise, elephants and poachers, Kakapos and artificial insemination, and STEM drone projects. Also, DHS and the Northern border, an Iranian drone, and a base jumping video.