A Look at Integrating Drones Into Your Flight Department

As unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) become more prevalent, companies are looking at how to best integrate them into overall operations and their flight department. Steve Dunai, UAS program manager for American Family Insurance, said his company started looking at areas where drones could be useful about two years ago, including in roof inspections, underwriting, security and more. Brian Wynne, president and CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, said there is an alignment in pilot and drone operation skills, but training is key.

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January 17, 2024

NBAA, Association Partners Voice Concerns with Aeronautical Activity Definition

NBAA, together with association partners, collaboratively submitted comments on the proposed changes to the FAA’s definition of aeronautical activity. The groups cautioned the FAA that proposed changes to the definition may have unintended consequences and create unnecessary complications.
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Nov/Dec 2023

Nevada Lawmaker Titus Touts AAM, Drones and Infrastructure

Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV-01) of the House Subcommittee for Aviation details what more can be done to help airports and municipalities collaborate with surrounding communities to support advanced air mobility.
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August 21, 2023

Out of Sight: Expert Shares Tips for Obtaining BVLOS Authorization

Dave Krause, president of Influential Drones, shares insights from the BVLOS authorization process and offers tips for others looking for the same allowances.
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August 2, 2023

Drone Operators: Deadline Approaching for UAS Remote ID Equipage

NBAA reminds members operating unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) under Part 107 that they must comply with the final phase of the FAA's Remote Identification (ID) rule no later than Sept. 16.
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