Tag Archives: UAS

Media Release: Canada’s National Drone Association Condemns Gatwick Incident

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: UNMANNED SYSTEMS CANADA CONDEMNS GATWICK AIRPORT DRONE INTRUSION (OTTAWA): Unmanned Systems Canada/Systèmes Télécommandés Canada (USC-STC), the national industry association representing the unmanned vehicle systems sector, condemns the deliberate, illegal and irresponsible use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (drones) to disrupt commercial flights at Britain’s Gatwick Airport. On Wednesday, December 19th close to 9 pm […]

US Government Accountability Office Reviews FAA Progress on UAS

Published last month, this report describes the GAO’s judgements of FAA progress towards the objectives defined in the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012.  It is a fairly lengthy report (44 pages) – the bottom line seems to be indicated in Appendix 2: the 2012 Act identified 17 specific requirements, of which 9 were […]