Drone University USA Featured on TV & Radio

DUU closed out a tremendous and productive week of TV, radio and newspaper interviews answering questions on drone safety, the FAA, sUAS registration, the future of sUAS/drones and much more. Having the media contact us and show great interest in our industry during this time of year allowed DUU to have a “moment at the [...]

By |2015-12-21T08:08:09+00:00December 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FAA Announces Small UAS Registration Rule

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced a streamlined and user-friendly web-based aircraft registration process for owners of small unmanned aircraft (UAS) weighing more than 0.55 pounds (250 grams) and less than 55 pounds (approx. 25 kilograms) including payloads such as on-board cameras. Read more...

By |2015-12-14T09:38:52+00:00December 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DJI Japan to train 10,000 pilots in next 3 years

DJI Japan, a unit of the world’s largest drone maker, on Wednesday announced that it will begin offering corporate training programs next month. “We decided to offer [certification programs] in Japan because there were many requests from our customers,” said Tomoko Kakino, an event manager at the company. It will be China-based DJI’s first training [...]

By |2015-12-10T09:15:09+00:00December 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Drone Maintenance On Wind Turbines Will Be A $6 Billion Industry Within 9 Years

The next time drivers see the massive wind turbines on the side of the highway used to generate electrical power, they may want to picture drones flying around them. That will be happening soon, according to a new report from market research firm Navigant Research, a Colorado-based consultancy studying emerging technologies that predicts turbine maintenance [...]

By |2015-12-05T07:11:37+00:00December 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Drone Landscape Still Evolving as Realtor®, Other Commercial Use Grows

The Federal Aviation Administration continues its work to integrate unmanned aerial systems, also known as drones, into the National Airspace System, and Realtors® stand ready to take advantage of their many benefits. That’s according to panelists at the “Using a Drone in Your Business: Knowing Your Risk” session held as part of the 2015 REALTORS® [...]

By |2015-12-03T14:31:39+00:00December 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments