Unmanned Safety Institute to Collaborate with Textron Systems to Create Employment Pipeline for Collegiate Students

The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI) has announced their collaboration with Textron Systems to implement Aerosonde® Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS) operator training into university curriculums, helping prospective unmanned systems operators with certification. USI will implement its safety education and skill-based curriculum and training frameworks to provide certifications in collaboration with select technical colleges and universities, […]

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North Carolina Recognized for Drone Use in Disaster Response

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has received national honors for its innovative use of drones during the state’s coordinated response to Hurricane Florence. NCDOT was awarded the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s XCELLENCE Award in the humanitarian category at the AUVSI’s annual XPONENTIAL conference this week. The award comes with a $5,000 prize, […]

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NAAA Cautions Hobbyist and Professional UAS Operators to be Mindful of Low-Flying Agricultural Aircraft this Growing Season

The National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) is asking all Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operators to be aware of agricultural aircraft operations this growing season. As UAS operators know, UAS are not allowed above 400 feet without a waiver from the FAA. However, UAS operators should also know agricultural aviators fly as low as 10 feet […]

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Great Lakes Drone Company Partners with Fortem Technologies to Prevent Disruption and Ensure Spectator Safety During Performances

In a new approach for safe airspace integrations for their ever-popular drone light show services, Great Lakes Drone Company has partnered with Fortem Technologies for airspace management and mitigation for their show performance venues. The Fortem SkyDome solution will be installed in Great Lakes Command Trailer for the 2019 performance season. This state-of-the-art technology will […]

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