by Grant J. Guillot, Dronelife As quarantines, shutdowns, and social distancing regulations are implemented around the globe to deal with the current pandemic, drone companies are stepping up to do what they can. Drones are an ideal tool to keep business going despite social distancing measures – but service providers say that they could do […]Read more "Drones are the Ideal Tool for Keeping the Economy Moving Despite Social Distancing. Here’s How."
By: Miriam McNabb, Dronelife The comment period for the Remote ID for Drones NPRM closed yesterday. There were more than 50,000 comments posted on the NPRM, including and 89 page comment by the world’s leading drone manufacturer, DJI. While DJI has been active in developing and implementing technology that could simplify Remote ID for users, the company fears that the […]Read more "Analysis Puts Remote ID for Drones Costs 9X Higher than FAA Estimate"
by Brendan Schulman, VP of Policy & Legal Affairs at DJI (Per Malek Murison) In an article published by DJI, the manufacturer’s VP of Policy and Legal Affairs, Brendan Schulman, has come out strongly against the FAA’s NPRM on Remote ID, calling it “deeply flawed” and “a complex, expensive, and intrusive system that would make it […]Read more "DJI: We Strongly Support Drone Remote ID. But Not Like This."
by Roger Rosenbaum, Brand-News-Team, Inc Let me cut to the chase when it comes to drones. A hobbyist was recently hit with a $15,000 fine from the Federal Aviation Administration for a flight that crash landed near an airport runway in Las Vegas. Anyone who gets a drone from the holidays needs to know the […]Read more "You Got a Cool Drone for the Holidays…How to Stay Out of Hot Water With the FAA…"
By: Miriam McNabb Heads up drone pilots – as of January 13, 2020 the FAA is going to make major changes to the way that it handles testing. All applicants will now need to create a profile and get an FAA tracking number before testing. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on January 13, 2020, will launch […]Read more "FAA Announces New Pilot Testing System – Changes for Manned and Drone Pilots"
By: Miriam McNabb, Dronelife A new proposal scheduled to be released from the office of Senator Lee (R-Utah) tomorrow would put the airspace up to 200 feet in altitude over private property under the control of the property owner – and would restrict the FAA’s right to regulate airspace below 200 feet in altitude, making any […]Read more "BREAKING NEWS: This New Drone Bill Would Make the Airspace Over People’s Homes Private Property"
By: Miriam McNabb, Dronelife Israeli-based drone delivery solutions firm Flytrex and North Carolina-based charter flight company Causey Aviation recently announced that they have received FAA Approval to begin food delivery by drone in North Carolina. And while grocery or restaurant delivery may not be lifesaving missions, they are critical to the drone industry. Read more from Dronelife here.Read more "Why Drone Delivery of Food is Actually Important"