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.[…]

The National Drone Show Zooms Into D.C. November 29-30, 2017

The National Drone Show Zooms Into D.C. November 29-30, 2017 Highlights include: Drone Flying Cage Educational sessions, panels, and hands-on training Continuous presentations about technical, legislative and business issues involving UAV/UAS video production Gold Sponsor: Stampede Educational sessions, panels, and hands-on training D.C. Drone Film Festival screenings   Registration is now open for the 2017[…]

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[…]

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[…]