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.
Seeks To Validate COTS Components For Drone ATC
The system will provide better airport protection.
Operators Fly Too High, Close To Airports
Has Range Up To 1,000 Meters
Thales will develop the flight controls for the VTOL model.
The U.S. Navy has raised its unamnned air system developmental test unit to full squadron status, underlining the growing importance of the unit's work
The approval is the first of its kind for a civil operator, the company says.
Convention opening session highlights victory in ATC privatization battle and the challenges still facing the business aviation community.
The training provider has added eLearning Prep For Part 107.
The companies expect service to begin by mid-2020s.