Legislative Landscape Continues To Develop For UAS

Discussions of unmanned aircraft systems and regulating their use continue to occur in state legislatures across the country. With the number of operators ever increasing, it’s likely more of these discussions are set to come, though many of those operators would point out that the technology has outpaced regulations for some time now. While the…
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Toronto Company Receives First Commercial Exemption For Nighttime UAS Flights

Industrial Skyworks of Toronto has received the first commercial exemption for flying unmanned aircraft that allows operations at night. The company specializes in aerial building inspections and plans to use high definition and thermal cameras to identify safety issues, energy leaks and other potential problems with a structure using an unmanned aircraft, according to a news…
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VIDEO: Cafe A Look Into The Future Of Domestic Drones

You like your drinks shaken, not stirred? How about flown? As in flown to you by a drone? It was possibility this past weekend during the “Dream and Dare” festival held to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Eindhoven University in the Netherlands. Nearly 20 university students set up a cafe where patrons were served drinks by an…
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WATCH: Tour Sky’s Restaurant In Grand Forks Via Drone

Aerial videography is one of the most popular uses of unmanned aircraft in the United States, but all that filming isn’t happening outside. Here’s a video posted by local company SkySkopes giving viewers a tour of Sky’s restaurant in downtown Grand Forks.

FAA Urging Operators To Register Unmanned Aircraft

Recreational users of unmanned aircraft systems were the first group encouraged to sign up for the Federal Aviation Administration’s voluntary registry, but now the federal agency is asking other users to jump aboard. In the Federal Register this week, the FAA officially notified owners of small unmanned aircraft systems used for commercial, public and other non-model aircraft operations…
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