“Know Before You Fly” Drone Education Campaign Expands Reach with Addition of Consumer Technology Association

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) announced in partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has joined the Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) education campaign titled “Know Before You Fly.” This program provides prospective UAS operators with the information and guidance […]

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CTA Joins FAA, AUVSI and AMA in Effort to Educate Public on Drone Use

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) announced in partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has joined the Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) education campaign titled “Know Before You Fly.” This program provides prospective UAS operators with the information and guidance […]

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Able Flight Selects USI to Provide Unmanned Aerial System Career Training and Education to Scholarship Recipients

Unmanned Safety Institute (USI) has been contracted by Able Flight, a national aviation non-profit, to provide its scholarship recipients with career oriented Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) training and education. Able Flight has been providing flight training scholarships to individuals with physical disabilities since 2006, and in recent years has expanded the program to include scholarships […]

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Woolpert Establishes UAS Hub, Adds Office at Aviation Research Park in New Jersey

Woolpert is opening an office that will serve as the firm’s aviation research and unmanned aircraft systems hub in the National Aviation Research and Technology Park in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. The space will support Woolpert’s full suite of UAS and urban air mobility personnel, technology and equipment, which includes platforms, sensors and advanced data […]

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Censys Technologies Names Unmanned Safety Institute as Manufacturer Approved and Endorsed Education and Training Provider

Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), has been contracted by Censys Technologies (Censys) to perform the training and education services associated with its state-of-the-art Sentaero family of VLOS and BVLOS, long range and rapid data processing Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). Censys and USI believe that this relationship between the manufacturer and the training service provider will allow […]

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AeroDefense Solves Urban and Airport Drone Detection Challenges with Small, Discreet Antenna and Fiber Deployment

AeroDefense announced a “Smart Drone Detection” deployment option for their proven AirWarden™ system. AirWarden’s existing four-inch, four-ounce detection antenna can now connect back to sensor electronics in a central location or data center over a fiber connection up to 20 kilometers away. Given its small size and weight, the antenna offers multiple mounting options to […]

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NCDOT Awarded First-Ever Waiver for Drone Bridge Inspections

Drones are the N.C. Department of Transportation’s newest tool in maintaining the safety of the state’s bridges and other infrastructure. The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday approved a waiver that allows NCDOT to operate Unmanned Aircraft Systems beyond visual line of sight while conducting bridge inspections. This approval is part of North Carolina’s participation in […]

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Industry Stakeholder Groups Urge U.S. Department of Transportation to Issue Performance Based UAS Remote ID Final Rule Without Delay

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) joined with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and the U.S. Chamber’s Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) to encourage the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to hold fast to the intended December 2020 release of the rulemaking on Remote Identification (ID) for unmanned aerial systems (UAS). The industry groups […]

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