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Skyward (Verizon) deploys remote network-connected drone during Big Hollow Wildfire

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Verizon Deploys Remote Network-Connected Drone During Big Hollow Wildfire

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted Skyward, A Verizon company, a temporary waiver that allows company pilots to fly the Percepto Sparrow drone from their homes to inspect critical communications infrastructure near the Big Hollow wildfire in Washington. The waiver permits operations 24 hours a day, with less than 3 miles of visibility, and no pilot or observer on site.

Remote ID for Drones might start in 2021 according to FAA

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Faa'S Remote Id For Drones Might Start In 2021

The Federal Aviation Administration aims to have an initial version of Remote ID for Drones up and running in 2021. According to documents viewed by Avionics International, the FAA is planning to have a first version of Remote ID for Drones up and running at some point in the next year. Remote ID for Drones is a critical component of integrating drones and other unmanned aircraft into the...

U.S. Department of Transportation announces technology partners for Remote ID development

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U.s. Department Of Transportation Announces Technology Partners For Remote Id Development

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced the eight companies that will assist the Federal government in establishing requirements for future suppliers of Remote Identification (Remote ID). Remote ID will enable Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), commonly called drones, to provide identification and location information while operating in the...