The Colorado Center of Excellence (CoE) for Advanced Technology Aerial Firefighting is seeking donations to perform a study and operate a pilot program to study the use of drones for public safety. See https://goo.gl/uDmBXi for more information.
In May 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals recently issued a ruling affecting the FAA’s drone registration database. The D.C.-based court sided with drone hobbyist John Taylor, who argued that the Federal Aviation Administration doesn’t have jurisdiction over what the
In April 2010, Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull erupted. The resulting ash plume caused over 95,000 flights to be canceled. The economic impact attributed to the volcano was estimated at $1.7 billion in losses. All due to the microscopic particulates that make
The tone of this article is not necessarily directed at any individual within the FAA. It’s more along the lines of an overall condemnation of the process and the bureaucracy that totally kinks the colon of most commercial UAS operators.
Once again, UAS Colorado and Rocky Mountain AUVIS are co-hosting the best unmanned systems event in the Rocky Mountain region. The Rocky Mountain Unmanned Symposium will be held March 7th and 8th, in Denver Colorado, at the Wings Over the
Denver, Colorado – January 24, 2017 – UAS Colorado is pleased to announce the completion of an innovative mapping project using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) within the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve in south central Colorado. This project
Three years ago, a diverse group of Colorado aerospace and aviation professionals, local and state agencies, and educators learned the news: The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration had rejected a collective bid to land one of six official test sites for commercial drone
The buzz over drones is becoming louder. The popular, sleek quadcopters are on the wish lists of hobbyists, private companies, entrepreneurs and even government entities. While many see the fun side of unmanned aircraft systems, even the smallest drones can
Fly-off Provides Direct Comparison of Aerial Survey Drones As the number of choices for drone based photogrammetry continue to grow it becomes increasingly difficult to determine which platform to select. A recent CH2M Hill sponsored fly-off provided a unique opportunity
The Colorado Dept. of Public Safety, Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) has an open position for a UAS/Military subject matter expert, to assist the division with integration of military technologies and unmanned systems into firefighting operations. From the