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.

Predator water salute
Mar 13, 2018 - 4:38 AM
Having undertaken operational sorties for more than two decades, the Predator is handing the RPA baton over to its larger successor, the MQ-9 Reaper.
Mar 9, 2018 - 9:05 AM
Part of FAA's larger register, ID, deconflict strategy
Boeing cargo drone in flight
Feb 27, 2018 - 10:50 AM
Cargo and Passenger drones will be part of the mix
DB-110 pod on Predator B
Feb 21, 2018 - 11:59 AM
The high-end tactical reconnaissance pods will be fitted to foreign jets, and also to US Air National Guard MQ-9 Reaper UAVs
Star Shadow UAV
Feb 21, 2018 - 6:51 AM
The Star UAV Systems Star Shaodw is set for a 2019 first flight
Sea Avenger in flight
Feb 16, 2018 - 3:03 AM
The company has named six partners in its bid, including Boeing, which has also submitted a competing proposal.
screen shot
Feb 14, 2018 - 7:54 AM
Carriers, pilots, and controllers want FAA empowered to tighten drone restrictions
Wing Loong II
Feb 7, 2018 - 3:13 AM
First flight of a larger design is expected soon.
Feb 7, 2018 - 2:28 AM
Star UAV is promoting an unmanned version of the Pacific Aerospace P750XL as a cargo-carrier, mainly to operate in outlying areas
Feb 4, 2018 - 10:53 PM
Prototype unveiled last month was designed and built in less than three months, can carry up to 500 pounds.