FAA creates committee to study rules for routine BVLOS operations

The Federal Aviation Committee (FAA) is creating a new committee to work up rules to allow routine beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) drone operations. The development was announced at the virtual FAA Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Symposium.

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Commercial operator? Consider upcoming FAA UAS Symposium

The world of commercial drone operations is clearly ramping up. A lot of work is being done to help ease the safe integration of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System.

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The FAA’s 2020 UAS Symposium is back, online only though

The FAA 2020 UAS Symposium is back with a little twist due to COVID-19. The FAA 2020 UAS Symposium: Remotely Piloted Edition will now be fully online with a two-episode schedule taking place at the end of July and mid-August.

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FAA UAS Symposium: ‘Drones. Here for good’

Every year the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) organizes the FAA UAS Symposium. And even though it might not be the sexiest, most flashy event, it is probably the most important event of the year, as it brings together all the policymakers and industry players to talk about the latest developments and regulations in the drone industry.

I’m sure the FAA’s NPRM for Remote ID for Drones and its consequences will be on top of everybody’s mind during this year’s symposium. The FAA UAS Symposium will take place on June 16-18, 2020 at the Baltimore Convention Center. You can register here.

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This week is all about the FAA Symposium 2019 in Baltimore

This week is all about the FAA Symposium 2019 in Baltimore. Originally scheduled for earlier this year, the symposium is now in its fourth year and welcomes 1,100 attendees from various parts of the drone industry. It is a must-attend event for any commercial drone business interested in staying up to date and learning about the drone rules and regulations that are currently being made and implemented. We will try to attend as many sessions as possible and bring you highlights and most important news from the event. So stay tuned for more about the FAA Symposium 2019.

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It’s back! The FAA and AUVSI 4th Annual UAS Symposium

It’s back! Phew! For a while, we weren’t quite sure if the FAA Symposium would be canceled altogether or not. Luckily, it hasn’t and the FAA just announced a new date for the 4th annual UAS Symposium that the FAA organizes together with AUVSI. The UAS Symposium will now take place from June 3rd through 5th at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. You can register for the event here.

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