The followingis an FAA news release. The Federal Aviation Administration announced today new airspace restrictions effective July 11, 2019 on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) attempting to fly over national security sensitive locations. The FAA has been cooperating with federal partners to address concerns about malicious drone operations by using the agency’s existing authority under Title…

Heard of SORA? The acronym stands for Specific Operations Risk Assessment, and it is a  risk assessment methodology for drone operations created by JARUS (Join Authorities for Rulemaking on Unmanned Systems). Image source JARUS members include representatives of national aviation authorities from 59 countries—Canada, Australia, Switzerland, and the U.K. are on the list, just to…

The personal drone industry has seen an incredible influx of interest over the last decade. Thousands of new drones make their maiden flights each day, and the number of active pilots of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is increasing at a drastic rate. While this is all good news for drone manufacturers, drone retailers, children (and…