Domestic Drone Created to Attack Surveillance Drones

Another entirely different type of drone confrontation for law enforcement… California-based developers are experimenting with a solution to nonviolently eliminate unmanned aircrafts, which could be welcome news for public safety officials, event organizers and private security firms. Rapere — which

Drone Regulations Now Working Way Through California State Legislature – Again!

Drone reulations proving to be more controversial than first thought… “It’s kind of the Wild West of regulations because there’s no clear set of regulations for what (non-military) drones can be used for,” said former Assemblyman Jeff Gorell of Camarillo,

U.S. News Outlets form Coalition to Test Drones for Journalism

Everyone can become the paparazzi – you can’t hide! A group of U.S. media companies have formed a coalition to begin testing the use of drones for news gathering, seeking to persuade the government to broaden the commercial use of

Britain Poised to Become World Leader in the Drone industry

Is the FAA sinking the U.S. drone industry? Sales of consumer drones were up 24% in 2014, with Selfridges describing them as “the ultimate toy that spans the generations”. Analysts predict that the market for drones could be worth billions

Colorado lawmakers consider limits on drone surveillance

Drone surveillance prevention is a huge privacy concern … DENVER (AP) – Colorado lawmakers are considering regulating the use of drones, citing privacy concerns as they look to join at least 20 other states that have set limits. A bill

FAA Issues Drone Guidelines for Police Departments

The FAA recently released guidelines to the law enforcement community explaining the legal framework for the agency’s oversight of aviation safety in the U.S., including Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) operations. The guidelines describe how  UAS and model aircraft can be

Domestic Drone Rules Deadlines Pushed Back While Industry Surges

Implementation of final regulations can take several years… Drones made the leap from the battlefields to American backyards in 2014, raising concerns about air safety, privacy and regulation. The Federal Aviation Administration missed its self-imposed deadline of Dec. 22 to

Some of the Best Drones at CES 2015

North American sales of UAVs could triple to $15 billion in 2020 from $5 billion in 2013… We take a look at some of the coolest drones to come out of CES 2015. Drones are all the rage at this

2014 CES has Drone’s Consumer Industry Front and Center

Domestic drone sales are increasing exponentially… The craze for drones is showing no signs of waning at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), now going on in Las Vegas, despite recent safety concerns, as hundreds mass every 10 minutes to watch

New Drone Safety Campaign Partnered by FAA and Industry

The FAA is concerned that amateurs are using drones in a reckless manner! Alarmed by increasing encounters between small drones and manned aircraft, drone industry officials said Monday they are teaming up with the government and model aircraft hobbyists to

FAA’s Six Drone Test Sites Privacy Policies Review

This is a issue of states-rights and stringent Federal government partnership These test sites were authorized by the FAA in in December 2013 to research “certification and operational” requirements for bringing drones to American skies. The sites, in Alaska, Nevada,

FAA approves more commercial drone use

There appears to be a pattern of only large compaines be permitted commercial drone licenses The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), has granted four more companies exemptions to use drones commercially, broadening the uses of commercial drones to include aerial

Domestic Drones 2014 State Legislation

Police departments nationwide are now using drone surveillance To protect individuals’ privacy, surveillance drones have been the subject of fierce debate between legislators and the public, resulting in an impressive amount of legislation. Tracking legislative activity around the state capitols,

Testing the First Passenger Plane Drone – Would you fly in it?

The 16-seater aircraft is known as ‘The Flying Test bed’ in the UK  and has been equipped with a series of sensors and robotics to prevent any hazard from taking place. Only the take-off and landing was performed by an on-board

Drone Glossary

This is a glossary of some of the new terms you may be exposed to when reading about drones. Please suggest others in the comments below! The drone industry comes with its own lexicon unfamiliar to the general public[…] Drone

New Drone Technology is Spy in the Sky on Steroids

The ARGUS drone system paints a mosaic image from dozens of cameras. (Source: NOVA What to Expect from ARGUS ) To understand the extent to which the federal government has the ability to spy on us, we must attempt to understand

1st UAV or Drone Commercial license Issued to ConocoPhillips by FAA

ConocoPhillips has been issued the 1st Commercial drone License by the FAA to explore for oil off of Alaska’s coast far out in international waters in the Chukchi Sea with Boeing’s Defense, Space & Security (BDS) ScanEagle drone, built by Insitu, a subsidiary

Everything About Drones Open for Business

It took us one turbulent year to get this Everything About Drones site up & running – none too soon! Enjoy!  This site will be fully operational in 2015 – yeah baby!