FAA Releases New Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Regulations will facilitate integration of small UAS into U.S. aviation system WASHINGTON – The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today proposed a framework of regulations that would allow routine use of certain small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in today’s aviation system, while maintaining flexibility to accommodate future technological innovations. The FAA proposal offers safety […]

North Dakota Aeronautics Commission Names New Director

The North Dakota Aeronautics Commission announced last week, the hiring of Kyle Wanner as its new Director. Wanner has been with the agency since 2011 and spent the previous 4 months serving in the role of Acting Director. Originally from Mandan, North Dakota, he is a graduate from the University of North Dakota Aviation program receiving […]

Unmanned Aircraft in North Dakota

Unmanned aircraft, now called remotely piloted vehicles, have been a hot topic in aviation, particularly in North Dakota.  With the University of North Dakota, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Air Force all involved with remotely piloted vehicles in our state we are on the forefront of this emerging technology.  It is important that […]