Category Archives: Regulatory Matters

Deveron Gets Approval to Operate UAS Across Canada

Deveron UAS Corp. has announced that it has been granted approval as a Compliant Operator under its Special Flight Operations Certificate (“SFOC“) for the operation of a small unmanned airborne vehicle system within visual line-of-sight, issued under the authority of the Minister, Transport Canada, pursuant to the Aeronautics Act. Continue reading

New BVLOS Radar at Springfield Ohio

Crews at the Springfield Beckley Municipal Airport are laying fiber to support multiple UAV test sites.

At the Springfield Beckley Municipal Airport crews will begin installing a new kind of radar in June that will allow air traffic controllers to see a combination of planes and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The Air Force and the State of Ohio are footing the $5 million radar bill in first-of-its-kind testing that both parties hope will lead to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for beyond line of sight flight. Continue reading

Congressional Hearing Discusses Drone Delivery

The Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection, chaired by Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH), today held a hearing to discuss how businesses are adopting the latest trends in technology to transform the delivery process for consumers. Witnesses provided testimony about how their businesses are leveraging technology to provide same-day delivery services to consumers. Continue reading