Policy & Regulation

November 14, 2023

AeroVironment's JUMP 20 UAS completes maritime takeoff & landing

BY Emily AasandAeroVironment, Inc announced the company’s JUMP 20 VTOL Medium UAS exceeded expectations during the recent U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/4th Fleet Hybrid Fleet Campaign Event (HFCE) that demonstrated human-machine teaming in the maritime domain. READ MORE

October 04, 2023

Opinion: UAS Industry Unbound: Pioneering Innovation on Every Horizon

BY John Nelson In the dynamic realm of UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems), where innovation knows no bounds, the need for a resilient and interconnected ecosystem has never been more paramount. READ MORE

October 04, 2023

In Depth: Planning for Progress

BY Scott Shtofman How States Can Prepare Today For the Future of Advanced Aviation READ MORE

September 21, 2023

Companies Set to Pitch to Panel of Investors at UAS Summit & Expo

BY UAS Magazine UAS Magazine, the UAS Angel Network, and the Grand Forks Region EDC, announced this week the six companies selected to pitch to a group of angel investors and venture capital firms at the UAS Summit & Expo, taking place October 10-11 in Grand Forks. READ MORE

September 20, 2023

AUVSI launches partnership for drone competitiveness

BY AUVSI AUVSI’s coalition will advance policies that enhance competitiveness for the U.S. drone industry. The coalition intends to host an event later this year calling on Congress to pass legislation advancing these policies. READ MORE

July 28, 2023

Preliminary agenda announced for 2023 UAS Summit & Expo

BY UAS Magazine Produced by UAS Magazine, the UAS Summit will provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of the current state of the unmanned aircraft systems industry. READ MORE

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

December 27, 2022

FAA announces new Executive Director of UAS Integration Office

BY David H. Boulter, FAA Associate Administrator (A) for Aviation Safety On December 15th, the FAA announced the new Executive Director of the UAS Integration Office, Jeffrey Vincent, who will be joining the AVS Management Team in January. READ MORE

December 05, 2022

HUVRdata Welcomes Airdata UAV to its Partner Network Ecosystem

BY HUVRdata, Inc. HUVRdata, Inc. has welcomed AirData UAV to the HUVR Partner Network. READ MORE

October 31, 2022

DroneShield releases 7th Edition of C-UAS Factbook

BY DroneShield DroneShield Counter-UAS Counterdrone Factbook covers key trends in the C-UAS market. This includes the review of the emerging UAS threat; categories of UAS threats, UAS types, and capabilities. READ MORE

October 27, 2022

Dedrone Appoints UAS Intelligence Expert to Advisory Board

BY Dedrone Dedrone announced the appointment of Rob D’Amico to its Board of Advisors. D'Amico is an expert in intelligence and law enforcement, bringing 35 years of government experience to Dedrone. READ MORE

October 26, 2022

USRI announces military partnership for counter-UAS research

BY USRI The Unmanned Systems Research Institute at OSU has announced the formation of a Counter-UAS Center of Excellence. READ MORE

October 05, 2022

TechTalk with Akin Gump Podcast to Launch in October

BY P3 Tech Consulting Creators of the Dawn of Drones, Full Crew and Full TILT Podcasts Announce Collaboration with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP on New Technology Focused Legal Show TechTalk with Akin Gump READ MORE

September 30, 2022

Companies Set to Pitch to Investors at UAS Summit & Expo

BY UAS Magazine UAS Magazine with the UAS Angel Network and the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation announced this week the six companies selected to pitch to a group of angel investors and venture capital firms at the UAS Summit & Expo READ MORE

September 27, 2022

AUVSI Collaborates with DIU to Support Blue UAS Program

BY Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International AUVSI announced a collaboration with the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) to further commercial cyber methodologies to build a shard standard. READ MORE

September 21, 2022

MissionGO Achieves Critical FAA Milestone

BY MissionGO Unmanned System MissionGO Unmanned Systems announced on September 19, 2022 the publication of the MGV100's FAA Airworthiness Criteria in the Federal Register. READ MORE

September 19, 2022

Companies Set to Pitch to Panel of Investors at UAS Summit & Expo

BY UAS Magazine UAS Magazine in partnership with the UAS Angel Network and the Grand Forks Region EDC announced this week the six companies selected to pitch to a group of angel investors and venture capital firms at the UAS Summit & Expo READ MORE

September 17, 2022

In Depth: Core Components of Counter- UAS Action Plan and Legislation

BY Jeffrey Starr Devolution, Technology, Infrastructure, and Incident Tracking READ MORE

September 15, 2022

In Depth: Confronting Challenges Impacting Drones and the Air Mobility Market

BY Shay Levy Autonomous drone flights enable scalability while reducing operating costs and lowering the environmental footprint READ MORE

September 14, 2022

In Depth: Workforce Diversity and Development in the UAS Industry

BY Dawn Zoldi The first step in addressing an issue requires understanding it. Recent studies from Deloitte, Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), and Boeing indicate that the aerospace industry is one of the least diverse industries in the United States. READ MORE

September 08, 2022

North Dakota UAS Council to Officially Launch

BY North Dakota Unmanned Autonomous Systems Council The autonomous ecosystem in North Dakota announced the formation of the North Dakota UAS Council, a non-profit organization who mission is to promote and advocate for the UAS industry in North Dakota. READ MORE

August 30, 2022

AUVSI to Present the Dawn of Drones Podcast in 2023

BY P3 Tech Consulting AUVSI announces a new collaboration with Colorado-based P3 Tech Consulting and New York's MJN Associates to present the Dawn of Drones podcast across AUVSI platforms for the upcoming 2023 season. READ MORE