Archives: Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Completes Its First Flight

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue Members of NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter team in the Space Flight Operations Facility at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) were excited when data showed that the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter completed its first … Continue reading

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EAA Recommendations Included In FAA Remote ID Rule

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 OSHKOSH, WIS. – Many provisions that the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) recommended to proposals to integrate Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), commonly known as drones, into the national airspace system, were included in … Continue reading

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Kansas State Polytechnic Offers New Program For Drone Hobbyists

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 SALINA, KAN. – With unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, a popular gift item this past holiday season and beyond, the unmanned aircraft systems program on Kansas State University’s Polytechnic Campus has five … 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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The U.S. Senate’s FAA Reauthorization Bill: Drones & Beyond – What’s In It For The GA Community?

by Russell A. Klingaman, Esq. On April 19, 2016, the U.S. Senate approved its FAA Reauthorization Bill. The U.S. House of Representatives has its own Reauthorization Bill pending. The current FAA short-term reauthorization expires on July 15, 2016, giving Congress … Continue reading

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The U.S. Senate’s FAA Reauthorization Bill: Drones & Beyond – What’s In It For The GA Community?

by Russell A. Klingaman, Esq. On April 19, 2016, the U.S. Senate approved its FAA Reauthorization Bill. The U.S. House of Representatives has its own Reauthorization Bill pending. The current FAA short-term reauthorization expires on July 15, 2016, giving Congress … Continue reading

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