Tag: drone

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 09:27

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid US- Iran tension. The near the Strait of Hormuz is a ... Read More

FAA issues waiver for drones with parachutes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 15:09

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that it issued Hensel Phelps Construction Company of Washington, D.C., a Part 107 waiver on June 1 to operate a DJI Phantom 4 ... Read More

FAA has $6 million in matching funds available for new UAS test site partnerships

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 19:57

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that it will partner with qualified commercial companies who can match the agency’s $6 million pledge to perform vital drone integration safety work at ... Read More

FAA: More access to airspace to fly drones

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 18:20

Starting today more than 100 control towers and airports will be added to the hundreds of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air traffic facilities and airports that currently use the Low ... Read More

FAA announces changes for recreational drones

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 22:02

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is implementing changes for recreational drone flyers mandated by Congress in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. While recreational flyers may continue to fly below ... Read More

FAA on airport drone detection systems

editor editor- May 9, 2019 01:57

In order to support the safe integration of UAS detection systems into the airport environment, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) provided important information and continues to work closely with airport ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and Security. Dr. Peter Tarlow of SaferTourism.com  had a major part ... Read More

FAA awards first air carrier certification to commercial drone delivery firm

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 22:49

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the first air carrier certification to a drone delivery company, Wing Aviation. The certification ... Read More

Frankfurt airport grounds all flights after drone sighting

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 16:20

Frankfurt am Main Airport (Frankfurt Airport), the largest airport in Europe, had to halt all incoming and outgoing flights after the drone that was sighted over the southern part of ... Read More

For three days, Madrid was the capital of global air traffic management

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 22:18

The seventh annual World ATM Congress, held at Feria de Madrid, concluded on Thursday, 14 March. The world's largest air traffic management (ATM) event attracted a record-breaking 9,573 registrants and ... Read More

FAA announces 4th Annual Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 21:22

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will co-host the 4th Annual FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium on June 3-5, 2019 at ... Read More

FAA restricts drone operations over DOJ and DOD facilities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 17:03

At the request of its federal security partners, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § ... Read More

FAA makes major drone ID marking change

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 15:30

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has posted a rule in the Federal Register requiring small drone owners to display the FAA-issued registration number on an outside surface of the aircraft. ... Read More

Mobility of the Future: Fraport and Volocopter

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 12, 2019 08:03

Fraport AG and Volocopter GmbH are pioneering mobility ofthe future. Together, they are developing concepts for ground infrastructure and operations required for air taxi services at airports. This cooperation focuses ... Read More

Airbus readies massive presence at Aero India

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 15:34

From flying and static displays of its best-in-class products to showcasing its cutting-edge aerospace services, Airbus has planned one of its biggest-ever participation at Aero India to be held in ... Read More

FAA: Atlanta is a “No Drone Zone” during Super Bowl LIII

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 23:25

The airspace around Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta is a “No Drone Zone” for Super Bowl LIII, on Feb. 3, 2019, and during three days leading up to the event. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LZJTl2brq0 ... Read More

FAA grounds all flights at Newark airport after drones seen flying nearby

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 03:29

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ordered a ground stop at Newark airport on Tuesday evening, after drones were seen flying over the nearby airfield, disrupting air travel in the New ... Read More

Africa’s top 10 tech start-ups selected for new Airbus Bizlab program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019 16:10

Airbus and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) have announced the top 10 African tech start-ups that will take part in the latest Airbus Bizlab #Africa4Future accelerator program. They ... Read More

Airbus begins construction of US A220 manufacturing facility

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 20:05

Airbus’ manufacturing growth in the United States advanced another step today in Mobile, Alabama, as construction of the company’s A220 Manufacturing Facility officially launched with a groundbreaking ceremony. The assembly ... Read More

Grayling: Preventing ‘drone disruption’ at UK airports impossible

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 18:15

According to UK Secretary of State for Transport, the chaos, recently experienced by passengers at Gatwick and Heathrow, may be repeated. Chris Grayling said that there is no “off the ... Read More

UK plans to deploy drone detection systems

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 21:22

After drones crippled London Gatwick airport during busy Holiday Christmas traffic, detection systems may now be deployed across the UK to combat the threat of drones. Read More

Mekong Tourism launches new visual storytelling campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 19:26

The “Mekong From Above” aerial photo and video contest, the first of its kind in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), provides an opportunity for amateur and professional photographers to compete ... Read More

Got drones? Connect with experts at 4th Annual FAA UAS Symposium

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 01:15

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) invite drone owners and operators to join an important national conversation on drone integration at the 4th ... Read More

London’s Gatwick Airport shuts down, grounds all flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 14:53

Thousands of passengers have been affected by drones flying over the UK's second busiest airport's runways. London's Gatwick Airport's runway has been shut since Wednesday night, as devices have been ... Read More

US drone crashes in Seychelles

editor editor- December 14, 2011 03:10

Early this morning at approximately 1013 hours, a US remote-piloted MQ-9 aircraft took off from Seychelles International Airport on a routine patrol. Read More