Tag Archives: Unmanned Aircraft

Northland Community & Technical College Announces Collaboration Agreement With Northrop Grumman

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. – Northland Community & Technical College (NCTC) of Thief River Falls, Minn., announced August 23, 2016, a collaboration agreement with Northrop Grumman Corporation as part of the continuing support … Continue reading

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The New FAA Part 107 For Unmanned Aircraft… Less Protection For Airports Than Before

by Russell A. Klingaman, Esq. On June 21, 2016, the FAA published its Final Rule for the new Part 107 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) entitled “Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems.” Part 107 will govern all … Continue reading

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EAA AirVenture Museum Made For Best Conference Banquet Venue Ever!

OSHKOSH, WIS. – While the 61st annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference was held at the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center in downtown Oshkosh, May 2-4, 2016, the banquet was held May 3 in the EAA AirVenture Museum, next … Continue reading

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Laws Governing Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Are They Clear & Consistent?

by Russell A. Klingaman Attorney At Law Local law enforcement agencies are starting to buy and use unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also known as drones. For instance, The Orland Park Police Department in Orland Park, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, … 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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Wisconsin Aviation Offers a Free Seminar “All About Drones”

WATERTOWN, WI – Wisconsin Aviation, Inc.’s corporate office at Watertown, Wisconsin, announces a free seminar on Sunday, September 13, concerning the fast development of the use of drones, also referred to as “Unmanned Aircraft Systems” (UAS). “Know Before You Fly” … Continue reading

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Drones/Unmanned Aircraft (UAS)/Model Aircraft

by Rick Braunig, AvRep Every pilot should know that drones are being flown in the United States. LeSueur County is flying them at 600 feet, Excel Energy has a Certificate of Authority (COA) to fly their power lines, Burlington Northern … Continue reading

Posted in Aircraft, Aug/Sept 2015, Columns, Columns, MN Aeronautics Bulletin, Technology | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Northland Community & Technical College Selected To Launch National Science Foundation UAS Education Initiative

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. – Northland Community & Technical College (NCTC) has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Program. The award provides nearly $200,000 to be utilized over three years. The project, … Continue reading

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New Regulations Being Formulated To Facilitate Integration of Small UAS Into U.S. Aviation System

WASHINGTON (February 15, 2015) – The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration proposed today a framework of regulations that the agency says would allow routine use of certain small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in today’s aviation system, while maintaining flexibility … Continue reading

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33 Organizations Call On FAA To Expedite Rulemaking For Unmanned Aircraft Systems

ARLINGTON, VA – The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) have joined 31 other organizations and sent a letter to the FAA encouraging the agency to expedite the rulemaking process for unmanned … Continue reading

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