FAA Urges Non-hobby UAS Registration Via New System

What’s not to like about an automated government system that’s faster, simpler and more user-friendly than the paper-based system it supplements?In a Federal Register notice (PDF), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officially notified owners of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) used for commercial, public and other non-model aircraft operations they may now use the FAA’s new,[…]

AUVSI President Says Training Drone Operators Will Be Key to Success

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) calls itself the world’s largest nonprofit organization devoted exclusively to advancing the unmanned systems and robotics community.  With over 7,000 members, AUVSI is a powerful advocate for the commercial drone industry, representing its views in government halls and the media; and participating in congressional hearings, coalitions, task[…]