Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

News and issues relating to civil and military unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) of all kinds and sizes, including those used for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), combat (unmanned combat air vehicles, or UCAVs), law enforcement, research and other applications. Of particular focus is the FAA's planned integration of UAS into the U.S. national airspace system.

Alphabet Project Wing
Dec 8, 2016 - 1:01 PM
The FAA did not verify that recipients of 5,500 commercial exemptions understood the terms, says Department of Transportation inspector general.
Prox Dynamics Black Hornet mini drone
Dec 5, 2016 - 9:23 AM
The sensor manufacturer plans to improve the range, performance and cost of the pocket-sized surveillance system the British military uses.
Tern assembly at Scaled Composites
Dec 2, 2016 - 11:21 AM
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency recently instructed Northrop Grumman to build a second test vehicle.
First flight of Type Certifiable Predator B
Nov 30, 2016 - 10:05 AM
The manufacturer plans to begin delivering the MQ-9 Reaper variant to the UK Royal Air Force in late 2018.
Nov 28, 2016 - 11:35 AM
Study finds that equipment problems accounted for 65 percent of accidents and incidents.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx
Nov 21, 2016 - 2:11 PM
There were multiple attempts to draft the small UAS regulation dating to around 2003.
Delair-Tech DTM26M fixed-wing drone
Nov 21, 2016 - 2:03 PM
The Parliament's transport committee agreed on amendments that would introduce European Union-wide requirements for drones.
Drone
Nov 16, 2016 - 11:17 AM
The second annual Drone World Expo opened in San Jose, Calif., November 15 and ends on November 16.
Anil
Nov 15, 2016 - 11:46 PM
Intel's UAV group is working on a variety of drone technology projects, from aircraft inspection to massive drone formation aerial light shows.
Quantix
Nov 15, 2016 - 1:25 PM
The Quantix drone system combines hardware, software and analytics in a single platform.