Tag: AUVSI

The Life and Death of a Drone Bill

By Arthur Holland Michel On January 26, 2015, California Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson introduced a short, simple bill to the State Senate. S.B. 142, which was vetoed earlier this month by California Governor Jerry Brown after passing comfortably in the state…

Gallery: The Drone Association

By Arthur Holland Michel From May 4 to May 7, the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) held its annual Unmanned Systems convention in Atlanta, Georgia. In any given year, Unmanned Systems is likely the largest gathering of drone…

Interview: Michael Toscano

Michael Toscano, known to most people in the drone industry simply as “Mike,” is the outgoing President and Chief Executive Officer of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, the world’s largest trade association for unmanned systems. Founded in 1972,…

Weekly Roundup 12/15

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone As the aerial view becomes more accessible, questions persist about how to…

Weekly Roundup 1/28

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone The First World War marked the birth of modern, mechanized warfare,…

Weekly Roundup 8/19

To receive our roundup in your inbox, subscribe at the bottom of the page. News Speaking at the National University of Science and Technology in Islamabad, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said that drones should only be used for surveillance…

Weekend Roundup 8/12

To receive our roundup in your inbox, subscribe at the bottom of the page. News In light of new reported security threats from al-Queda groups, the U.S. has escalated the frequency of drone strikes in Yemen; in the most recent…

A Summer Drone Schedule

In case you were wondering what is happening in the drone world this summer. James Bridle, A Quiet Disposition June 19th to July 7th, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. James Bridle’s drone art has received a lot of attention recently: his provocative…