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.
Spectre is a concept for a UAV that can be launched by troops to provide them with an organic close support capability
Utilities, Insurance Companies Assess Damage With UAS
Deliveries of $7,000 quadcopter will begin later this year.
Plenty of challenges ahead for the industry.
Will Use Company's Autonomous Pod Transport
Industry Challenged To Make Safety Case
C3CUBE Will Enable Real-Time UAS Data Transmission
Boeing has won the competition to build the first unmanned aircraft to operate within the U.S. Navy's carrier air wings.
In-Air Programmed System Requires No Human Input
How citizens' rights to airspace above their properties will interact with federal airspace remains to be determined.