Closest-Ever Miss Involving Passenger Jet and a Drone

A drone flying in UK airspace at 3200ft AGL (8x the legal height limit) was 10ft from hitting a descending Virgin Airlines passenger jet with over 250 passengers onboard. Unfortunately, authorities were unable to locate the operator.

This reckless activity from rogue drone operators n...

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DJI Demands Withdrawal Of Misleading Drone Collision Video

A drone collision video surfaced of a simulated test flight involving a DJI Phantom 2 and a helicopter. With many test flaws and seemingly improbable results, the entire UAS community is upset, especially DJI.

DJI has demanded the withdrawal of the video. It is unknown how the Univer...

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Europe's Plan To Implement Remote Drone ID

Europe is taking big steps forward with their newest proposed drone regulations. Their plan is to begin implementing remote drone ID as part of their UTM system and the industry is all for it to ensure safe operations.

What do you think?

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Drone Industry Trends in 2018 & Beyond

Check out a recent Dronelife article highlighting some key drone industry trends in 2018 and beyond below.

One that stuck out was that "mapping is the most profitable service for providers – the majority of drone service providers making more than $100,000 per year offer mapping/s...

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Why Students Should Still Write Research Papers

Feelings that will keep you from writing your own book. Essay writing generally comes as a challenge for people who aren't accustomed to writing essays and it's a very enormous job usually for the pupils who don't have any type of experience in writing essays.
Every story needs to have dialog...

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BREAKING: Senate Passes FAA Reauthorization Act

The Senate has passed the FAA Reauthorization Act. Now the FAA will have funding stability and clear direction on the future of UAS in regards to things such as remote ID, privacy, and enforcement. The package also covers other aviation topics like the size of airline seats.

What are ...

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FAA Announces 9 New LAANC Partners

The FAA announced nine new LAANC partners including Airbus, DJI, and KittyHawk. These new LAANC partners open up other great avenue to efficiently gain airspace authorizations for drone operators.

This is just another step towards a fully integrated UTM airspace system!


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FAA Reauthorization Bill Explained

The Senate has until September 30th to approve the FAA Reauthorization Bill. This bill would have huge impacts within the UAS community.

DroneLife's 3 part article explains what the bill means and how it will affect drone companies in the future.

Part 1 - https://dronel...

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FAA Has Granted Over 2,000 Part 107 Waivers in Only 2 Years

Over 2,000 waivers have been granted to UAS operators 2 years into the FAA part 107's introduction. What does that mean for the drone industry now and in the future?

Here are some key takeaways:
"Flying at night is the most common reason operators request a waiver, with nearly...

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Hurricane Florence Inspection Opportunities

Disaster Response Mission - Post-Hurricane Florence Inspections

We are searching for pilots located in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Virginia to assist in disaster response inspection missions.

The objective of these missions is to conduct aerial imaging...

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