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.

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.
Nov 15, 2016 - 1:25 PM
The Quantix drone system combines hardware, software and analytics in a single platform.
General Atomics Angel One
Nov 14, 2016 - 5:17 PM
General Atomics said the jet-powered Predator C can drop humanitarian aid rations from its internal payload bay.
Predator C Avenger ER
Nov 11, 2016 - 11:46 AM
The extended-wing variant of the jet-powered Avenger increases endurance to 20 hours, the manufacturer says.
Nov 4, 2016 - 4:25 PM
N202SE is the first unmanned aircraft to perform an FAA-approved commercial beyond visual line of sight flight in the National Airspace System.
Nov 2, 2016 - 7:00 PM
Company will provide its drone safety audits for Cinematic Aerospace and Acend insurance clients.
U.S. Air Force small UAS graphic
Nov 2, 2016 - 10:22 AM
The U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Army and Air Force each have plans to acquire new unmanned aircraft systems in the future.
Nov 1, 2016 - 6:45 AM
Aviation employers should be concerned.
Dominant manufacturer DJI introduced its first crop-spraying agricultural drone, an octocopter, last November.
Oct 29, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Flight departments are sources of expertise that will be needed to help companies launch drone operations.
WATT electric tethered drone
Oct 18, 2016 - 9:32 AM
Drone Aviation Corp. said a Department of Defense customer has ordered its WATT multi-rotor tethered drone.