A compilation of this week’s most important drone industry news in various categories.
This week’s most influential drone industry news before and after the stress of DOT/FAA.
The author got what she requested, but failed to realize the Cleveland’s Interim Director of Port Control Fred Szabo gave a somewhat obtuse hint in his answer.
Almost as many stories about drones as sales of the UASs. Here are some highlights.
This edition is being published after a short week, due to the Thanksgiving holiday but there is a lot of news.
Even a sophisticated news source like Yahoo!Travel cannot correctly read a simple press release from the FAA.
The challenge of this data rich period is the ability to distinguish between accurate and not so reliable facts, opinions and analyses.
The press, doing what it does best, has been blaming the FAA for ATC fatigue and accusing the FAA of hiding a “secret” NASA report recommending a solution. The press knew about the NASA report back then and the FAA did not force the controllers to the “rattler” schedule. That said, it might be a good idea for NATCA and the FAA to fully embrace the safest solution at the expense of some three day weekends.