Tag Archives: UAS

It’s A Bird…It’s A Plane….Nope, It’s A Drone!

by James Bildilli & Matt Heyen Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – Aug/Sept 2016 No doubt you have heard about, seen or even operated a drone over the past couple of years. There are many names that can be used … Continue reading

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Kansas State Polytechnic Campus Offers UAS Training To Hobbyists

SALINA, KAN. – As the number of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) owners continues to increase, the UAS program at Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus is now offering training specifically for hobbyists to ensure proper use and safety. The school held … Continue reading

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Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane? No, It’s An Aircraft!

by Tara Kalar Associate Legal Counsel MnDOT Office of Chief Counsel With an anticipated million unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) sold over the holiday season, aviation is experiencing an unprecedented boost in “aircraft” ownership. Since the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) … Continue reading

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New FAA Recreational UAS/Drone Registration Program: Better Than Nothing?

by Russell A. Klingaman Attorney At Law On December 14, 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued its interim final rule entitled “Registration And Marking Requirements For Small Unmanned Aircraft” (80 Federal Register 78594).  The registration rules, which became effective … Continue reading

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AOPA Calls UAS Task Force Recommendations, “A Good Start”

FREDERICK, MD – The FAA announced, November 23, 2015,  that it has accepted the final recommendations of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)  Registration Task Force Aviation Rulemaking Committee, and has begun the rulemaking process, moving the agency one step closer … Continue reading

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Unmanned Aircraft Systems… Technology Creating New Perspectives That Will Open The Imagination of Future Generations

by Jonathan Beck Imaginations fueled with fascination continue to explore the potential Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) have to positively benefit our lives and change the way we look at the world. UAS are another contributor in the aviation community fostering … Continue reading

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EAA Committed To Manned Aircraft Safety When It Comes To Integrating UAS Operations

OSHKOSH, WIS. –The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) is maintaining that although the popularity and number of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), commonly known as drones, is rising rapidly, their entrance into the national airspace system cannot come to the detriment of … Continue reading

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UAS Task Force Formed By U.S. Department of Transportation/FAA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx and FAA Administrator Michael Huerta announced October 29, 2015, the formation of an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Registration Task Force (RTF) for the purpose of developing recommendations for a … Continue reading

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Wisconsin FBO Hosts Workshop For Drone Operators

MADISON, WIS. – Wisconsin Aviation, Inc. hosted its second workshop October 27, 2015 on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) at its Dane County Regional Airport, Madison, Wis. location. The workshop featured a display of UAS, ranging from very small aircraft costing … Continue reading

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Drones Are Beautiful

by Rex Hammarback Executive Director Northland Aerospace Foundation Drones are beautiful. Any comments to the contrary are duly noted, however, the huge positive impact these airborne creatures will have on our future will be as broad as any technological revolution … Continue reading

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