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The Week in UAS News (2/4/16)

This week’s news includes discussion of FAA reauthorization, drones that are solar-powered (and others that can swim), drone-capturing eagles, and other recent developments in UAV regulations and usage around the globe.

  • Google is testing solar-powered drones to supply 5G internet coverage. (Victoria Woollaston, Daily Mail)

  • The AUVSI puts forth the priorities it deems necessary for FAA reauthorization to advance the commercial UAS industry. (AUVSI)

  • Amazon confirmed it has been testing delivery drones in Canada, the UK and Denmark. (David Geshgorn, Popular Science)

  • Without better drone wrangling, things could get messy. (Tim Moynihan, Wired)