Company: FAA rejected proposal to streamline UAS registration

A proposal to simplify and streamline the registration of UAS being flown commercially was shot down by the FAA, according to Michael Singer, CEO of Detroit-based Drone View Technologies.
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Farm Bureau, drone service unveil ROI calculator for precision ag

The American Farm Bureau Federation, Informa Economics and Measure, a drone as a service company, have released a study that identifies and quantifies the benefits of drone technology in precision agriculture.
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Grand Sky selects VirtualAirBoss to manage UAS flight operations

Although construction recently began on the Grand Sky UAS business and aviation park next to the Grand Forks (North Dakota) Air Force Base, a decision on how flight operations will be managed has already been made.
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Software Co.’s augmented reality app overlays info on UAV flights

The new software allows sUAS operators to view augmented reality overlays, such as way points and geographic points of interest during a flight. The AR overlays also include parcel numbers and airspace boundaries.
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Forensic engineers receive FAA exemption

RTI Group LLC, a forensic engineering firm, has joined the list of businesses who have received a U.S. Federal Aviation Administration Section 333 exemption to use unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for forensic investigations.
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First UAS delivery drops medicine in Virginia

In a first-of-its-kind operation, industry and government partners joined to use UAS to deliver medical supplies to a health clinic in Wise, Virginia. The Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership, led by Virginia Tech, oversaw the research flights.
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Industry Events

Ohio UAS Conference

August 25-26, 2015
Dayton Convention Center
Dayton, Ohio

InterDrone, the International Drone Expo

September 9-11, 2015
Rio Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada

UAS Summit & Expo

September 21-23, 2015
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

Commercial UAV Expo

October 5-7, 2015
Caesars Palace
Las Vegas, Nevada

Drone World Expo

November 17-18, 2015
San Jose Convention Center
San Jose, California

IDE - The International Drone Expo

December 11-12, 2015
Los Angeles Convention Center at LA Live
Los Angeles, California





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