General Atomics to build drone pilot training academy in N.D.

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems will build a drone pilot training academy in the Grand Sky Unmanned Aerial Systems park just west of Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D., U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D. said.
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Legal experts: Privacy still a big issue in UAS industry

Safety is a critical unmanned aerial systems industry issue, but privacy also is a major concern, especially for residents of small communities across the United States, a UAS legal expert told industry leaders Tuesday at the UAS Summit and Expo.
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AUVSI outlines UAS regulatory issues, challenges ahead

Allowing beyond visual line of sight operations, night flying and getting regulations for small UAS implemented as quickly as possible are issues being pursued by AUVSI.
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Major UAS manufacturers share plans, visions

Three of the big hitters among UAS manufacturers and operators—Northrop Grumman, General Atomics and Textron Systems—shared some of their plans, insights and visions with attendees of the 9th Annual UAS Summit and Expo in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
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CNN'S UAS pathfinder mission

Media giant CNN’s unprecedented efforts will bring news gathering UAVs into the national airspace. Why CNN chose to pursue drone footage and what it means for the rest of us.
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Seeing beyond the long-range potential of UAS

Many UAS-related businesses with commercial exemptions are anxious to take advantage of the technology’s capabilities, but are being held back by FAA restrictions. Does one company’s experience show a path forward?
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Industry Events

WBT Open Innovation Forum - Unmanned Aerial Systems

September 28-29, 2015
Wes Watkins Center
Stillwater, Oklahoma

Commercial UAV Expo

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

2nd Annual Commercial UAV Show

October 20-21, 2015
ExCel
London, United Kingdom

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

SkyTech 2016

January 27-28, 2016
Business Design Centre London
London, United Kingdom





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