What the Micro-UAS Recommendations Mean for Small Business Operators

What the Micro-UAS Recommendations Mean for Small Business Operators With the Micro-UAS Arc publishing their Final Report on April 1st, there has been a lot company punditry, misinterpretations, and misleading comments from those who don’t really understand what the recommendations mean. Legal representatives want to take responsibility for the push for Micro-UAS as a category[…]

Wolf UAS Attains Section 333 Approval & The International Community Reaches Out

Exemption 333 Approved! Better Late than Never! It’s always exciting to see who is getting what exemption or CoA amendment and for what activity. Today, I am happy to announce, that Wolf UAS LLC was granted their Section 333 Exemption and Blanket CoA for “flight scenarios for the application of unmanned aircraft safety, videography, photography,[…]

Situational Awareness: Promoting Information Processing During Stressful Events

Situational awareness – SA, locative cognition, third-person mental modeling are all names for a very important understanding of unmanned flight. One of the greatest challenges for manned and unmanned pilots is in understanding their environment, processing extremely important information, continuing to access less vital but still important information, and using all sensory inputs to develop[…]

Get Approved… All the Cool Kids are Doing it!

I often get asked the question from UAS operators — “Why do I need to get approved?” — and the answer can be tricky. The average drone operator out there is not a fool. They have flown safely as an amateur or hobbyist for a few years, have developed the skills and confidence that comes[…]