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.
The NBAA recently participated in a forum on ramp inspections that addressed the latest changes to Europe's Safety Assessments of Foreign Aircraft process.
Students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona, tested Reliable Robotics’ communication system for remotely piloted aircraft.
The FAA has released a draft environmental assessment for areas where UAS can be flown without remote identification equipment.
Summit Aviation will soon begin construction on its complex at Montana's Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport.
The FAA has awarded $19 million in research grants to 14 universities in an effort to reduce noise pollution associated with aviation.
Airbus's Auto’Mate technology successfully guided a series of drones to a pre-contact refueling position behind a tanker.
NBAA's Advanced Air Mobility Roundtable marks legislative progress and continuing goals for 2023.
A Bell APT 70 UAV cargo drone being developed for civil and military missions crashed during flight testing last week in Texas.
Despite the setbacks imposed by the tragic earthquakes that hit Turkey in February, TAI lifted the veil on the country’s fifth-generation fighter program.
Phenix Solutions' Ultra 2XL heavy-lift cargo drone will have a Rolls-Royce RR300 engine and firefighting capabilities.