UAS Regulation Changes: Progress at a Gradual Pace

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UAS Regulation Changes: Progress at a Gradual Pace

2021 has seen two of the biggest advancements in drone regulations in the US since June 2016, when 14 CFR Part 107 was introduced. While the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued numerous waivers for flights that go beyond the scope of Part 107, as it is colloquially referred to, there have been no widespread changes to the rules for almost 5 years, despite pressure from those seeking to maximize the opportunity of drone technology.

Posted on July 20, 2021
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Drone Insurance 101

Drones are classified as aircraft by the FAA and equivalent regulatory bodies around the world. Because aviation or aircraft exposures are typically excluded from general business or homeowner’s policies, it is important to fully understand your insurance and risk management options to protect yourself appropriately.

Posted on March 1, 2021
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Why Drone Operators Must Train, Think and Act Like Crewed Aircraft Pilots

The use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)—by both professional operators and hobbyists—continues to grow rapidly. With that growth comes an increase in aviation and non-aviation hazards. The potential for collisions…

Posted on December 18, 2020
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Aviation Insurance: Keeping Pace with Technology

Technology drives the aerospace industry to new efficiencies and is reshaping future air mobility. Advances in technology can bring new risks, and aircraft builders as well as the associated supply chain rely on aviation product liability insurance to support their efforts by protecting them when something goes amiss.

Posted on November 23, 2020
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The Drone Market Today and Its Influence on NextGen Advanced Air Mobility

It is hard to read an aviation journal these days without being left with the distinct impression that electric power plants and autonomy are poised to become ubiquitous in aviation….

Posted on April 16, 2020
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Aviation Insurance Guide: A Resource for Owners and Pilots

Aviation insurance is a product that is absolutely crucial to aircraft owners and pilots, but may be confusing. Ensuring that you have the right insurance requires that you understand the…

Posted on April 25, 2019
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Coverage On-the-Fly: On Demand Drone Insurance Explained

The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or unmanned aerial systems (UAS), better known as drones, is increasing rapidly. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has forecasted that hobbyists alone will…

Posted on August 23, 2017
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Drone Insurance Guide: UAS Risk And Insurance Issues

As an innovator and pioneer of aviation insurance solutions, Global Aerospace has taken the lead in providing insurance and risk management support for unmanned aircraft operations. This free white paper…

Posted on July 23, 2017