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.
A new Frost & Sullivan study predicts urban air taxis will begin operations in 2022 and grow to a worldwide fleet of 430,000 by 2040.
Drone services and analytics company PrecisionHawk has raised $32 million of new investment to finance new artificial intelligence tool.
Baykar has built on the success of its Bayraktar TB2 tactical UAV to develop a much larger, armed platform to answer a Turkish forces requirement.
Japan's Terra Drone is forming a Canadian arm to serve the mining industry with UAS inspection and mapping services.
Los Angeles ENG A-Star lands safely after drone hits vertical stabilizer.
The decision to train Wichita Eisenhower National Airport staff as drone operators comes after successful proof-of-concept flights this summer.
FAA's LAANC expands to four major airports, seven more service providers.
Reuben Burciaga was fined $20,000 by the FAA after his out-of-control drone landed next to Las Vegas runway.
AiA's Fanning said the workforce and economy can’t afford the prospect of continued stopgap funding or another government shutdown.
The U8EW UAS can be employed for a range of battlefield missions, including reconnaissance and precision attack.