Tag: drones

Top 10 most popular countries filmed by drone in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2020 02:03

As drones become more portable, travelers have taken their flying cameras around the world to capture our stunning planet from an aerial perspective. But which countries were the most popular ... Read More

US grounds Chinese-made drones, China calls it ‘abusive and discriminatory’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 1, 2019 02:45

US Secretary of Interior David Bernhardt ordered the grounding of department's entire fleet of 800 drones over a claim that their Chinese origins may pose a threat to national security. ... Read More

FAA: Take me, not my drone, out to the ballgame!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 22, 2019 18:25

For the safety of baseball fans attending the World Series, the Federal Aviation Administration has established a No Drone Zone for all games played at Minute Maid Park in Houston. ... Read More

FAA issues temporary No Drone Zone

editor editor- October 3, 2019 00:15

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has established a Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) area that will make the October 4-13 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta a No Drone Zone. This is to ... Read More

Airbus will mark 50 years of pioneering achievements at Paris Air Show 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 18:11

At the Paris Air Show 2019, Le Bourget, Airbus SE will present a broad portfolio of innovative products, technologies and services which meet the aerospace industry’s requirements for today and ... 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: 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

FAA 2019 aerospace forecast

editor editor- May 1, 2019 22:11

The FAA forecasts U.S. airline enplanements (passengers) will increase from 743.9 million in 2017 to 780.8 million in 2018, a 5.0 percent increase. All safety, efficiency and economic indicators show ... 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

From fines to execution: Phuket tourists warned to think twice about ‘runway selfies’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019 15:07

Visitors to Thailand who are looking to tick so-called ‘runway selfies’ off their bucket list may soon kick the bucket themselves under a new Thai law which would impose penalties ... 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 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

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

Airbus: Intelligence Shared

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2019 18:50

As a provider of security intelligence platforms, Airbus is demonstrating Virtual Reality applications that facilitate the work of paramedics or firefighters during their operations on the scene. These technologies enable ... 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

Search for German Tourist from Cologne: Australian police gives up

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2019 20:46

Monika Billen, a German tourist from Cologne was on her dream trip exploring the Australian Outback. Last time anyone registered her was on New Year's day at 10.30 when she ... 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

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

Airbus selects 51 teams for Fly Your Ideas global competition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 15:26

Airbus has shortlisted 51 international student teams to go into round two of its sixth Fly Your Ideas global challenge. Students were invited to innovate in six key areas covering ... Read More

Drones to help protect wildlife in Namibia

editor editor- March 28, 2013 03:19

The World Wildlife Fund will start testing a new drone surveillance program in Namibia next month that aims to coordinate data from the air and ground to give park rangers ... Read More