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.

Amazon Prime Air multi-rotor helicopter
Mar 20, 2015 - 10:41 AM
Online retailer Amazon obtained an FAA experimental airworthiness certificate to begin testing an unmanned aircraft for package deliveries.
Microdrones md4-1000
Mar 13, 2015 - 5:13 PM
The European Aviation Safety Agency has issued a draft regulatory framework that specifies three categories of commercial drone operations.
Mar 10, 2015 - 9:12 AM
Operations of the unmanned aircraft are likely to proliferate, and their integration needs to be done right, says HAI president Matt Zuccaro.
Mar 8, 2015 - 3:58 PM
Transport commissioner wants to ensure there are repercussions for illegal or unsafe drone use.
DJI Phantom quadcopter
Mar 4, 2015 - 4:35 PM
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration will begin a 'multi-stakeholder' process to develop drone privacy standards.
Mar 3, 2015 - 3:35 PM
The guidelines outlines general operating procedures for a UAS. However, the manual is available only to qualified Global Aerospace customers.
Mar 2, 2015 - 3:45 PM
The guidelines outlines general operating procedures for a UAS. However, the manual is available only to qualified Global Aerospace customers.
Mar 1, 2015 - 1:42 PM
Union group wants to see guarantees of system safety.
Feb 26, 2015 - 1:21 PM
The Italian Air Force has placed an order for the UAV conversion of the Piaggio Avanti.
Feb 22, 2015 - 10:37 PM
Proposal expected to draw a considerable number of comments from business supporters of UAS, as well as aviation safety advocates.