Policy & Regulation

May 31, 2023

FAA seeks public input on drone operations

BY Federal Aviation Administration The FAA is seeking public input on four requests to conduct BVLOS drone operations at or below 400 feet. If granted, Phoenix Air Unmanned, uAvionix, Zipline, and UPS Flight Forward will continue to expand the envelope of BVLOS drone operations. READ MORE

May 23, 2023

BBI International and HYSKY Society partner for co-located event

BY BBI International BBI International and HYSKY Society™ have announced a partnership to co-locate the UAS Summit and Expo with FLYING HY, the world's largest hydrogen aviation event. The events will take place at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, ND on Oct 10-11, 2023. READ MORE

March 22, 2023

Hoeven Announces FAA BVLOS Waivers and Outlines Sky Range Program

BY Office of Senator John Hoeven Senator John Hoeven held a meeting with leaders from the Grand Forks area and covered a variety of UAS centered announcements. READ MORE

March 22, 2023

Advisory Board Announced for Commercial UAV Expo 2023

BY Commercial UAV Expo Organizers of Commercial UAV Expo have announced a list of influential leaders in the drone industry who will be participating on the Advisory Board. READ MORE

March 17, 2023

AUVSI to Host Hill Day to Advocate for UAS on March 22

BY AUVSI AUVSI will host its 2023 Hill Day next week, returning for the first time in-person on Capitol Hill since September 2019. Participants will be available for scheduled meetings with the press. READ MORE

March 08, 2023

AUVSI Applauds Passage of Drone Legislation in Mississippi

BY AUVSI The Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) commended Mississippi legislators for passing and Governor Reeves for signing into law legislation to ensure the state is ready for the future of advanced aviation. READ MORE

March 08, 2023

FAA Grants Textron Certificate to Operate Aerosonde Aircraft

BY Textron Systems Textron Systems Corporation announced it has been issued a certificate from the FAA to conduct civil unmanned aircraft operations at its Unmanned Systems Service and Support Center located in Blackstone, Virginia. READ MORE

March 08, 2023

AUVSI and ASMC Collaborate to Support PPBE Reform

BY AUVSI The Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International and the American Society of Military Comptrollers announced a collaboration to broaden perspective in support of Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution Reform. READ MORE

January 10, 2023

FCC Starts Rulemaking on Licensed Spectrum for UAS Use

BY Federal Communications Commission The Federal Communications Commission proposed rules to enable wireless communications for UAS use in the 5030-5091 MHz band and sought comment on whether measures are necessary to facilitate such use on flexible-use wireless networks. READ MORE