Tag: FAA

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…

Weekly Roundup 1/25/16

1/18/16 – 1/24/16 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 Since 2009, the U.S. Air Force’s civilian auxiliary, the…

Weekly Roundup 1/11/16

1/4/16 – 1/10/16 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 Our Media Portals page was created in January 2015…

Weekly Roundup 12/28/15

12/21/15 -12/27/15 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News Drones have been banned from World Cup ski events after a large multirotor drone that was being used…

Weekly Roundup 12/21/15

12/14/15 -12/20/2015 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 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the U.S. military’s future-making…

Weekly Roundup 11/23/15

11/16/15 — 11/22/15 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News A task force established by the Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration has recommended that…