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GAO Report: Remote ID Not Living Up to Potential

GAO Urges FAA and DHS to Enhance Support and Develop Network-Based Solutions for Effective Drone Identification and Safety Compliance By DRONELIFE Features Editor Jim Magill In a report issued by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), the agency found that the FAA and the Department of Homeland Security need to do more to ensure that […]

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Terra Drone and Toshiba Forge Partnership to Enhance UAS Traffic Management and Counter-Drone Solutions

Agreement Marks Strategic Collaboration in Advanced Air Mobility Technologies Terra Drone Corporation, a drone and Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) technology company based in Japan, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation. The partnership aims to expand their Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) and Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems […]

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U.S. House of Representatives Passes FAA Reauthorization Act of 2024

Industry Perspectives on the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2024 *Stay tuned for a DRONELIFE exclusive series, explaining FAA Reauthorization for the drone industry The U.S. House of Representatives approved the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2024 today with a strong bipartisan vote of 387 – 26. This decision follows a similarly overwhelming approval […]

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Flinks by FlytBase: Integration in Drone Operations

Bridging the Gap in Enterprise Drone Applications for Enhanced Efficiency and Safety FlytBase, the leading enterprise drone autonomy platform, has unveiled Flinks, a new feature designed to streamline the integration of the FlytBase platform with a multitude of third-party applications and devices. Dubbed Flinks, short for FlytBase Links, this innovative offering functions as a cohesive […]

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SkySafe Study Reveals Some Drone Manufacturers Fail to Meet Published Remote ID Standards

The following article is based upon research by SkySafe.  This article is intended only as general information, as Remote ID technology is a critical building block of larger unmanned traffic management systems (UTM). Find more information on the FAA’s Remote ID policy here; and see the official list of Remote ID compliant aircraft here, where pilots […]

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Airspace Link Approved to Provide FAA’s B4UFLY Service

Airspace Link Inc., an FAA-Approved UAS (Drone) Service Supplier and Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) provider, has been approved to provide the FAA’s B4UFLY service, says a company press release. B4UFLY is a joint effort between the FAA and industry leaders like Airspace Link. The initiative aims to ensure the safety of drone […]

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Close Call at Concert: Photographer Fined for Near-Miss Drone Incident with DJ Fatboy Slim

A UK court ordered a photographer to pay over $1100 in fines after he nearly crashed into DJ Fatboy Slim at a beachside concert. by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian J. McNabb Local Brighton news channels report that as a crowd of 8,500 partied away at Brighton Beach on July 22, 2022, the electronic music producer’s […]

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MatrixSpace, INVOLI Co-Lead in Publishing the First ASTM SDSP Standard

ASTM SDSP Standard: Expanding the UTM Ecosystem In a significant step towards managing the growing volume of metrics for low-altitude, autonomous flight, MatrixSpace and INVOLI have jointly led the publication of the first F3623-23 Standard Specification for Surveillance Supplementary Data Service Provider (SDSP) by ASTM International. SDSPs play a crucial role in supporting Unmanned Aircraft […]

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