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.

Swiss Rega drone
May 14, 2019 - 2:50 PM
Swiss Air Rega has developed a specialized search-and-rescue drone that can scan autonomously and fly beyond visual line of sight
May 14, 2019 - 11:48 AM
Industry expert calls for improvement of micro weather data and analytics
Skeldar V-200
May 10, 2019 - 12:31 PM
Qinetiq will provide and operate UMS Skeldar V-200 UAVs aboard Royal Canadian Navy ships, as well as support land special operations forces
May 8, 2019 - 12:47 PM
The FAA says it is developing its own response to the drone threat at airports.
CityAirbus group shot
May 7, 2019 - 1:47 PM
Flight testing of the CityAirbus eVTOL demonstrator will continue in Manching, Germany.
K-Max in flight
May 7, 2019 - 10:46 AM
Kaman says it is working on optionally piloted vehicles for commercial use
Atlas Pro
May 2, 2019 - 8:02 PM
Atlas UAV features fully autonomous battery swapping
May 2, 2019 - 7:24 PM
USI certifications will now be prerequisites for training on the Textron Systems' Aerosonde sUAS
GET at AUVSI
May 2, 2019 - 9:38 AM
GET's "power cloud" system enables charging of electric drones
Skycorop at AUVSI
May 1, 2019 - 4:32 PM
Skycorp's e-Drone Zero has three times the endurance of a comparable, battery-only UAS