Swiss solar-powered UAV sets new flight endurance record

AtlantikSolar's solar-powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has set a world record for its class by remaining aloft for 81.5 hours while flying a distance of 1,439 miles.
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Air Line Pilots Association proposes UAS safety measures

The Air Line Pilots Association is recommending that pilots flying unmanned aerial systems for pay in the same airspace as commercial aircraft should be required to have a commercial pilot certificate.
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Google, Amazon offer different UAS traffic management ideas

Amazon and Google outlined plans on how their respective unmanned aerial systems will operate commercially below 500 feet during last week’s Unmanned Traffic Management Convention at the NASA Ames Research Center.
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Heath Consultants to develop methane-detecting UAS

Heath Consultants Inc. has been selected by the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy to develop and demonstrate an unmanned aerial system to monitor methane, a greenhouse gas.
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NTIA holds UAS privacy stakeholder meeting

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration has held its first drone privacy stakeholder meeting. Previously, the NTIA worked on the governance of the internet.
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Lockheed Martin releases UAS traffic management system

Lockheed Martin has made its unmanned aircraft systems management system available to the UAS community. The UTM system is an online flight service that feeds flight plan information directly into the FAA's NAS.
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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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