Tag: Domestic Drones

Domestic Drone Threats

By Dan Gettinger In January, a DJI Phantom quadcopter drone crashed on the White House lawn. The operator had apparently lost control of the drone while he was flying it outside his apartment window in Washington D.C. For some, this…

31 Questions the FAA Wants you to Answer

By Arthur Holland Michel Last Sunday, the Federal Aviation Administration unveiled a draft set of rules for the non-recreational use of drones in domestic U.S. airspace. The FAA recognizes that its proposed rules are not perfect, and that they could…

Weekly Roundup 2/9/15

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 The proliferation of drone technology has been accompanied by a vibrant movement…

Weekly Roundup 1/26/15

We are pleased to mark the 100th edition of our Weekly Roundup of drone news, commentary and analysis, art, and technology. We sent out the first Roundup almost two years ago to a group of Bard students who were taking…

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 1/19/15

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 drone industry grows and becomes more complex, it is both…

Industry Intel #2

Industry Intel is a collection of business and finance related drone news stories.  On the Horizon A coalition of 10 news media organizations has entered into an agreement with Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University to test drones for journalism.…

Weekly Roundup 1/5/15

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News The U.S. Department of Defense confirmed in a statement that it had carried out an airstrike in Somalia, killing Abdishakur,…

Weekly Roundup 12/29

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 debate around Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems, sometimes referred to as “killer…

Weekly Roundup 12/8

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 In 2007, Addie Wagenknecht started using drones to make abstract paintings. Her…

Weekly Roundup 12/1

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News A U.S. drone strike killed nine suspected militants in the North Waziristan region of Pakistan’s tribal belt. The strike took…

Weekly Roundup 11/24

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 drone industry grows and becomes more complex, it is both…