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White House directs Pilot Program

This came out yesterday from the White House. I am very supportive of this Pilot Program and I expect it will be a big step toward integration.  Industry asked for this type of pilot...

ATCA 2017

ATCA 2017

I was invited to talk Monday about the legal history of airspace regulation at ATCA 2017. Here are the Powerpoints.  These are my work, so please do not duplicate or share without obtaining permission. ...

Chinese UAS Fill the Void

My concerns relating to overly stringent export controls on UAS have been unfortunately prescient and it is time for the U.S. to lead not only in technological advances, but in policy. The former administration...

Apple’s Self-Made No Fly Zone

According to one report, Apple Computer is taking its penchant for secrecy to new heights (excuse the pun). Security guards are telling UAV operators that they cannot fly over the new headquarter building. The...

A Big News Week for UAS

In Military News Textron Systems (whose lines include Lycoming Engines, Bell Helicopters, and Beechcraft – some of my flight training was on an old but trusty Beechcraft Muskateer) has won an IDIQ contract with...

Summer Fun

Before I explain why there is a picture of a swim team above, just a reminder that drones and fireworks don’t mix.  While it gives a nice view, I think the title of the...