January 05, 2017

Nation's first BVLOS UAS operations approved

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Operations, Policy & RegulationNorth Dakota's Northern Plains UAS Test Site became the first in the nation to receive approval from the FAA to begin phasing in beyond-visual-line-of-sight flights for large-platform unmanned aircraft, eliminating the requirement for chase aircraft. READ MORE

January 05, 2017

British firm develops fixed-wing UAS that can land like a bird

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Engineering & DesignBritish contractor BMT Defence Services in partnership with the University of Bristol has developed a fixed-wing UAS that can perform a perch maneuver to land like a bird. Machine learning algorithms enable the aircraft to perform the maneuver. READ MORE

January 05, 2017

UAS attorney: Drone deliveries for the masses a long way off

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Operations, Policy & Regulation, PayloadAmazon and Flirty have made news with reports of successful drone deliveries. But how close are they to becoming a reality? UAS attorney Jonathan Rupprecht believes there are substantial regulatory and legal hurdles yet to be cleared. READ MORE

January 05, 2017

Leading UAV maker, data storage provider form partnership

BY Seagate Technology Found In:Manufacturing & Distribution, Engineering & DesignDJI and Seagate Technology, a world leader in storage solutions, have announced a strategic partnership to work jointly to solve the data storage demands of UAV operators. READ MORE

January 05, 2017

Home security solutions provider unveils plans for drone system

BY Luke GeiverFound In:Manufacturing & Distribution, Engineering & DesignUnwanted visitors or intruders at your home or business will soon risk being caught on video via drone., a security platform developer that provides security solutions to millions in the U.S. is now working with Qualcomm on a new system. READ MORE


International LiDAR Mapping Forum

February 13-15, 2017
Hyatt Regency Denver
Denver, Colorado

SPAR 3D Expo & Conference

April 2-5, 2017
Mariott Marquis
Houston, Texas

Commercial UAV Expo Europe

June 19-21, 2017
The Square
Brussels, Belgium

2017 UAS Summit & Expo

August 21-23, 2017
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota


September 6-8, 2017
Rio Hotel
Las Vegas, Nevada

Commercial UAV Expo Americas

October 24-26, 2017
The Westgate Resort
Las Vegas, Nevada

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