Government Video and Drone Expo NYC Nov 28-29th 2018

Walter E. Washington Convention Center 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, D.C. 20001 The Mid-Atlantic region’s annual event designed for video, AV and IT professionals working for and with various branches of government, public agencies, broadcast, educational institutions, nonprofits, law enforcement and the military, is free to attend. The two-day event will feature a full exhibit[…]

InterDrone Expo Sep 5, 2018, 9:00 AM to Sep 7, 2018, 5:00 PM

InterDrone is where the UAV industry comes together, bringing drone pilots, UAS engineers and developers, commercial drone service businesses, UAV manufacturers, drone videographers and enterprise UAV end-users.Join InterDrone in Las Vegas for a 3-day UAV conference and expo hall filled with more than 185 unmanned system manufacturers and sellers. The full commercial drone conference features[…]

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[…]

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[…]