Tag Archives: Unmanned Aerial Systems

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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Drone Law: Why All FAA Certificate Holders Should Be Aware of the NTSB Pirker Decision

by Russell A. Klingaman On November 18, 2014, in a unanimous decision, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) concluded that an unmanned aerial system (UAS) is an “aircraft” within the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) jurisdiction. Huerta v. Pirker, NTSB Order … Continue reading

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Northland Community & Technical College Awarded Minnesota Department of Agriculture Grant

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. – Northland Community & Technical College was awarded a grant under the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s Minnesota Crop Research Grant Program on Jan. 15, 2015. The grant awarded Northland nearly $250,000. The project titled, “Digital Imagery, … Continue reading

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An Unmanned American Dream

by Matthew Brenden The “American Dream” is the opportunity for prosperity and success through hard work for all. It means something different to everyone, but the principles remain the same regardless of who you are. Solomon (Sol) Kassaye found his … Continue reading

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Stay Current On Technological Advances or Fall Behind

by Tom Biller These are exciting times in the world of aviation! Never have we seen so much innovation and promise of technology impacting its future. Buzz words like NextGen, sense and avoid, drones, etc., seem to jump out at … Continue reading

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The Promise of Unmanned Aerial Systems (plus updates)

by Richard Braunig AvRep, MnDOT Aeronautics UAS, UAV, Drones: it seems everywhere you turn you hear about some new application for these vehicles and how the FAA is stifling this emerging industry because they can’t figure out how to integrate … Continue reading

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Last Events of 2014…. & Preparing For 2015 To Preserve & Promote GA

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by Yasmina Platt Regional Manager, AOPA Central Southwest Region What a fun and active (although hot down in Houston where I live) summer it’s been! As fall … Continue reading

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