U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces FAA Certification of UPS Flight Forward as an Air Carrier

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded air carrier and operator certification to an unmanned aircraft system (UAS, or drone) delivery company, UPS Flight Forward. “This is a big step forward in safely integrating unmanned aircraft systems into our airspace, expanding access to healthcare in North […]

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Flytrex & Causey Aviation Get FAA Approval to Begin Drone Food Delivery in North Carolina

Pioneering drone company Flytrex and the drone services company Causey Aviation Unmanned, Inc. (CAU) have received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to begin food deliveries by drone in Holly Springs, North Carolina. As part of the FAA’s UAS Integration Pilot Program (IPP) and in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), […]

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NCDOT Wants Public Input on Drones

The North Carolina Department of Transportation is seeking public feedback on the use of drones, which are quickly becoming an important part of the state’s transportation landscape. NCDOT’s Division of Aviation launched an online survey this week to gather peoples’ comments on drones, or Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).  “Public input has been an important part […]

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