Drone Racers Sports Club Association

Drone Racers Sports Club Association (DYD) was established in March 2017 with the aim of growing and disciplining the sport, developing  respect and representing Turkey in professional competitions organized domestically and abroad by training professional pilots. The Club also takes part in “Turkish Aerial Sports Federation” which is a goverment organization, formed also in 2017.[…]

FAA Issues Request for Information (RFI) from Industry Partners Interested in Developing Remote ID and Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) Systems

Remote identification is an essential component of developing an unmanned aircraft traffic management system (UTM). A UTM implemented across the national air space (NAS) would allow drones to operate beyond visual line-of-sight safely, without posing risk to other unmanned and manned aircraft. In order to track the status of drones and provide that information to[…]

The International Drone Conference & Exhibition 2019 Las Vegas, NV

InterDrone 2019 The International Drone Conference & Exhibition Date: 9/3/2019 – 9/6/2019 Venue: Rio All-Suite Las Vegas, Las Vegas NV, United States InterDrone will be the largest event in North America dedicated to the commercial drone market. Featuring technical conferences for builders, buyers and flyers of commercial drones, InterDrone will bring the entire industry together[…]

FAA: Drone Manufacturers Must Regulate Themselves

FAA: Drone Manufacturers Must Regulate Themselves Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick published an article on jdsupra.com discussing how the FAA is forcing drone manufactures to self-regulate. In October of 2018, the Federal Aviation Authority Reauthorization 2018 Act was signed into law. The new law comes with a set of regulations which for the first time extend[…]

Be Compliant, Drone Fines Are On The Rise!

Looking at the increase in the number of drone fines charged against illegal behavior by aviation authorities over the world, I see an emerging trend: more and more authorities are starting to prosecute unlawful drone operations. While this is good news, many in the industry – as well as myself – feel that the authorities have been slow[…]

Drone Pilot Ground School Launches STEM Scholarship for High School Students

Drone Pilot Ground School Launches STEM Scholarship for High School Students Drone Pilot Ground School recently launched a scholarship to support U.S. high school students who want to become certified commercial drone pilots. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics or STEM, is a curriculum, based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines in an often ‘hands-on’ approach.[…]

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,[…]