FAA Expands Drone Detection Pathfinder Initiative


The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is expanding the part of its Pathfinder Program that focuses on detecting and identifying unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) flying too close to airports. Today the FAA signed Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRDAs) with Gryphon Sensors, Liteye Systems Inc. and Sensofusion.

The FAA Will Charge You $5 For Mandatory Drone Registration

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced a streamlined and user-friendly web-based drone registration process for owners of small unmanned aircraft (UAS) weighing more than 0.55 pounds and less than 55 pounds including payloads such as on-board cameras. The Registration Task Force delivered recommendations

The U.S. Government Is Serious About Illegal Drone Activity


The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced the largest civil penalty the FAA has proposed against a UAS operator for endangering the safety of our airspace. The FAA proposes a $1.9 million civil penalty against SkyPan International, Inc. of Chicago. Between March 21, 2012, and Dec.