Part 107 Released Today: Effective August 2016

The FAA releases the much anticipated Part 107 - doing away with requiring a pilots license and 333 exemption in most situations. This is a big move forward in the drone/UAV space.

Drone racing captivates fans at Harvard’s ‘Making Robotics Fly’ event

The Drone Racing League, started by Harvard alumnus Nick Horbaczewski in March, is based on first-person view racing, which was developed about one year ago. Cameras on the drones allow the operator to see exactly what the drone is doing, and control its flight. The drones hit speeds of 60 to 70 miles per hour and are built to withstand impact.