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.

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.
Feb 18, 2015 - 4:21 PM
NoFlyZone data will be used in geo-fencing software that restricts where drones can fly.
General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
Feb 17, 2015 - 8:17 PM
The U.S. State Department announced a new export policy that provides for the sale of U.S.-made military and commercial drones overseas.
General Atomics due regard radar
Feb 17, 2015 - 1:55 PM
General Atomics said it has flown the first fully functional air-to-air collision avoidance radar for unmanned aircraft.
Yuneec Q500 Typhoon quadcopter
Feb 15, 2015 - 2:12 PM
The FAA announced its highly anticipated and long-overdue notice of proposed rulemaking for commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems.
Feb 11, 2015 - 11:40 AM
The UAS zone will provide a venue for exhibitors to do live demonstrations of their products in a 12m-by-12m netted pavilion.
Silver Fox UAS
Jan 27, 2015 - 6:16 PM
Raytheon acquired Sensitel, manufacturer of the Silver Fox, Manta and Coyote small unmanned aircraft systems.