Tag: FAA

Weekly Roundup 8/29/16

August 22, 2016 – August 28, 2016  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 in Yemen reportedly killed five suspected members of…

Weekly Roundup 6/27/16

June 20, 2016 – June 26, 2016  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 Federal Aviation Administration…

Significant Aspects of the FAA’s Drone Rules

  By Arthur Holland Michel Today, the Federal Aviation Administration released its much anticipated Part 107 rules, which cover the use of drones for non-recreational purposes in the U.S. airspace system. Up until now, non-recreational drone users such as commercial…

Weekly Roundup 5/23/16

5/16/16 – 5/22/16 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 Are drones a revolutionary technology? What exactly do…

Weekly Roundup 5/9/16

5/2/16 – 5/8/16 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 On May 7, the Academy of Model Aeronautics…

Visiting DC Drone Day

By Dan Gettinger On May 7, 2016, a group of model aircraft hobbyists gathered at Walt Good Field in Boyds, Maryland to celebrate the D.C. Drone Day. The small airfield, situated some 22 miles outside of Washington, D.C., where rows…

Weekly Roundup 4/11/16

4/4/16 – 4/10/16 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 Every few years, the Federal Aviation Administration has…

Need to Know: FAA Authorization

By Zachary Israel In order to be able to do its job, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) needs to be periodically authorized (and thus funded) by Congress. Authorization is granted through lengthy bills that often also include provisions that direct certain…

Weekly Roundup 4/4/16

3/28/16 – 4/3/16 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News The U.S. military announced that it carried out a drone strike in Somalia targeting Hassan Ali…

Weekly Roundup 3/28/16

3/21/16 – 3/27/16 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 On Friday afternoon, the Federal Aviation Administration released…

Analysis of New Drone Incident Reports

By Arthur Holland Michel and Dan Gettinger On Friday, March 25, the Federal Aviation Administration released 582 new reports of incidents involving unmanned aircraft in the U.S. airspace system. These reports date from August 21, 2015 to January 31, 2016. We…

Weekly Roundup 2/29/16

2/22/16 – 2/28/16 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 Three of the most technologically experimental wings of…