During Drone Safety Awareness Week, NAAA Urges UAS Operators to be Alert to Low-Flying Agricultural Aircraft

As part of the FAA’s National Drone Safety Awareness Week, the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) is reminding all Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operators to be aware of low-altitude agricultural aircraft operations. “Agricultural aviators fly as low as 10 feet off the ground, at speeds up to 140 mph when making an application, meaning they […]

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FAA Restricts More UAS Operations at Federal Facilities

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) airspace restrictions over additional national security sensitive locations, effective November 7. In cooperation with its federal partners, the FAA will restrict UAS operations in the airspace over 60 additional Department of Defense and Department of Justice facilities to address concerns about malicious drone activity. […]

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CEMEX adopts delair.ai cloud-based visual intelligence platform to enable the digital transformation of aggregate operations

Delair has announced the signing of an agreement in France with CEMEX, one of the global leaders for supplying products to the construction industry. As part of this three-year agreement, CEMEX will deploy delair.ai, a new cloud platform for analyzing and leveraging data collected by drones, satellites and other aerial methods, for their 60 aggregate […]

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Virginia Governor Announces Nearly $1.5 Million Award to Support Autonomous Systems

Governor Ralph Northam has announced that nearly $1.5 million in grant funding has been awarded from the Virginia Research Investment Fund in its second funding round. The three-year grant will support the launch of the Commonwealth Center of Innovation for Autonomous Systems (C2IAS), a collaborative research center led by Virginia Tech with Old Dominion University […]

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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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LZControl Provides New Upgrades to Its System

LZControl allows pilots, UAS operators, certificate holders, first responders, as well as federal, state, and local emergency management providers access to unique site-specific information for hospital heliports as well as Predesignated Medical Emergency Scene Sites. All while providing current weather and hazard information for individual sites along with critical hard to find healthcare data populated […]

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AeroDefense Receives SAFETY Act Designation from Department of Homeland Security

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently named AeroDefense’s AirWarden™ Drone Defense technology the recipient of the Developmental Testing and Evaluation (DT&E) Designation under their SAFETY Act (Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act of 2002). US Congress created the SAFETY Act in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks to encourage the […]

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