October 21, 2020

Proposed FAA rules loosen restrictions on drone flights at night

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By A J Dillinger From Engadget Drones would also be allowed to fly overhead and will be further integrated into national airspace. Right on the heels of Canada introducing new, stricter regulations for drone operations, the US Department of Transportation proposed a new set of rules for drones that would allow the unmanned vehicles to fly over populated areas and […]

Drones are about to fill the skies within the next 5 years

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  By BI Intelligence From Business Insider The fast-growing global drone industry has not sat back waiting for government policy to be hammered out before pouring investment and effort into opening up this all-new hardware and computing market. A growing ecosystem of drone software and hardware vendors is already catering to a long list of […]

This Michigan Tech professor built a drone that catches rogue drones

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By Danielle Muoio, From Tech Insider A Michigan Tech professor is building a drone will shoot a net at rogue drones to capture them. The drone capturer is being developed by Mohammad Rastgaar-Aagah, an associate professor in the University’s Mechanical Engineering Department. Here’s a cool shot of what the drone “sees” when it gets caught […]

FAA selects 6 testing sites for drone research

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By Fran Berkman From Mashable The Federal Aviation Administration took a step toward integrating drones into U.S. airspace by selecting six locations around the country for research. The agency announced its selections on Monday after a 10-month selection period, during which it considered 25 applicants from 24 states. Four of the six testing sites will […]