Today, November 20, 2020, the FAA published the first batch of proposed airworthiness standards for type certification of six different unmanned aircraft system (UAS) models for public comment. The publication of the proposed airworthiness standards (also known as a “G-1 Issue Paper”) is an essential regulatory step that needs to occur before the FAA can

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When Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico in September, 2017, it destroyed 90 percent of the cell sites on the island; knocking out most communication with the outside world and significantly hampering relief effort. AT&T responded by deploying its Flying Cell on Wings (COW) – a drone outfitted with LTE radios and antennas to provide temporary

Commercial UAV Flies BVLOS For 30 Miles

White House doors now open to meeting with stakeholders about drone Remote ID

In a much anticipated development, the Department of Transportation has just sent to the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) the proposed rulemaking for remote identification (remote ID) of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS, or so-called “drones”). This is

In Europe, the United States and countries around the world, drone technology is advancing rapidly, and what used to be considered toys are quickly becoming powerful commercial tools that can provide enormous benefits in terms of safety and efficiency. However, before some of the most innovative drone applications can become reality, including things like package