Tag Archives: FAA

State can’t track drone exports – Nextgov.com

Drone hardware is out there – but where?
Russ Imrie September 2012

The federal government has no way of knowing which countries have purchased U.S. unmanned aircraft because of inadequate databases and weak communication between licensing departments and intelligence agencies, government auditors found.

This is a bad development, and maturing in the autonomous “signature” targeting software will certainly become available to private parties.

“Target your drone? there’s an app for that!”

Read it at: State can’t track drone exports – Nextgov.com.

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FAA facing huge technical challenge administering domestic drones.

A crazy guy weaved in and out of traffic on Wisconsin Avenue in Washington DC, flipping off drivers, never using signals on his 4WD SUV.  Among the aerospace stickers on the back bumper was one that said “my other vehicle is unmanned”.  Are we facing skies in the joystick-flogging hands of out-of-control whack-o domestic drone operators?

Drone Ops to soon invade your airspace and change the meaning of privacy in America: UAVs, the FAA and you

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U.S. Capitol SOTU eve, 2011 – photo Russ Imrie

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