FAA Selects Iris Automation to Participate on New BVLOS Aviation Rulemaking Committee

Iris Automation has been selected by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to participate in the FAA’s BVLOS ARC (Aviation Rulemaking Committee), announced last week at the virtual AUVSI FAA Symposium. The UAS BVLOS ARC will provide recommendations to the FAA for performance-based regulatory requirements to normalize safe, scalable, economically viable, and environmentally advantageous UAS BVLOS […]

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Drone Software Provider Airspace Link Supports First U.S. Multimodal Autonomous Systems Delivery of Organs in Ohio

Airspace Link, Inc., a provider of solutions designed to help state and local government agencies better plan for and manage the safe integration of drones into their communities, supported the nation’s first autonomous, multi-modal Organ Transplant Transportation recently in Ohio. Airspace Link, participated in a demo that used a combination of manned and unmanned aircraft […]

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Unmanned Safety Institute Partners with Aviation Influence to Promote UAS Through STEM

The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI) has partnered with Aviation Influence (AVi) to elevate the interest, engagement, and enthusiasm for UAS in our nation’s youth through hands-on STEM and programs focused on drones. The goal is to introduce the excitement and potential of unmanned technology through STEM offerings with a focus on underrepresented communities. “Aviation has […]

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Flytrex Gets FAA Approval to Provide Backyard Drone Delivery to Thousands of Homes in North Carolina

Flytrex today announced the expansion of its drone delivery service in Fayetteville, North Carolina, following approval by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The newly granted waiver permits Flytrex to operate its drone system above people, allowing for the largest-scale backyard drone deliveries of goods known to date. Deliveries will be made in cooperation with long-time […]

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USI Partners with Moran Cyber to Support Unmanned Operators with Cybersecurity Training and Risk Management

The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI) has formed a strategic alliance with Moran Cyber, a maritime tech business providing independent managed cybersecurity services solutions for commercial vessel and port facility operators and the global supply chain. The alliance is focused on supporting organizations with their implementation of unmanned/robotic technology and their security implications for both hardware […]

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Lighthouse Avionics Launches Drone System to Bolster Emergency Response Efforts

Converge Ventures, a unique high-tech lean startup studio model that commercializes innovative research, announces the launch of Lighthouse Avionics (Lighthouse), an airspace management system capable of providing low-cost long-range identification, tracking, and communication capabilities for drones flying below 400 feet, the current FAA ceiling for commercial unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and drone activities. Lighthouse recently […]

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Vantis, North Dakota’s Statewide UAS Network, Entering Testing Stages in Collaboration with FAA

As remote surveillance and communications infrastructure installation is coming to completion at key sites in McKenzie and Williams counties, Vantis, North Dakota’s statewide UAS network, is gearing up for testing and validation of the network in line with the rigorous safety measures the aviation industry is known for. The Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS), […]

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