The FAA has announced that FAA Administrator, Michael Huerta, will host a special session at SXSW leading a discussion on the future of small unmanned aircraft, more commonly known as drones, on Monday.
Emirates and Boeing have partnered to sponsor ‘View from Above’ UAV aerial filming project which will span 18 destinations around the world.
Emirates describes the ‘View from Above’ project as “one of the largest aerial filming projects ever conducted using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).”
Filming took place in 18 destinations on five continents, including Emirates’ hub in Dubai and Boeing’s home in Seattle.
The FAA reports nearly 300,000 new owners have registered their small unmanned aircraft since the Administration’s online registration system went live on December 21. “I am pleased the public responded to our call to register,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “The […]
The Federal Aviation Administration granted regulatory exemptions to six aerial photo and video production companies, which is the first step required for the film and television industry to use unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the National Airspace
Boeing has announced that it will partner with Danish company Sky-Watch to develop a new type of “smart” Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), in a project supported by the Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation.
While UAS operators in the US express frustration over FAA regulations which increasingly restrict the practical and recreational use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), and regulators in EU nations like the UK and France also lean towards stricter rules, Denmark […]
The use of drones to promote tourism and products is becoming pretty popular, with some heavenly footage shot in remote locations. During filming of the village of Prilep in Macedonia for the company Petzl, however, things got a little closer […]
There’s an order to the chaos of San Fermín. Despite the reputation the running of the bulls has as a raucous testosterone-fuelled trial of manhood, it is a folkloric event governed by specific rules of tradition make the event something […]
An eager fan wanting to see a bit of World Cup action caused controversy with Team France–and now the Tour de France is plagued by its own drone troubles. Peloton Magazine, sent this Tweet showing a drone filming the cars carrying […]