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.
Coastal surveillance systems provide 'virtual fence' over the water
Goal is dramatic expansion from current manufacturing in ammunition, light weapons and armored vehicles
Terra Drone Group company Antwork is using drones to transport critical medical supplies and patient samples in Corona virus fight.
Rotary UAV maker UMS Skeldar is working with the Swedish Aviation Technical Training School to develop standards needed to meet anticipated new EASA rules.
The FAA is seeking public comment on a proposal to certify drone delivery UAS as “special class” of aircraft under FAR Part 21.17(b).
Gulfstream, Bombardier, and Textron have withdrawn from exhibiting at next week's Singapore Airshow as coronavirus cases mount.
IAI’s Heron has been one of the mainstays of the MALE UAV scene for many years. A new variant has been launched to improve its operational versatility.
Cinese drone-maker DJI says decision to ground its drones is "politically motivated."
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientists gave Heli-Expo 2020 attendees a full breifing on the Mars Helicopter Scout.
Uniform noise standards could speed eVTOL market.