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.
Drone-maker DJI will install the AirSense ADS-B system in most of its new recreational drones by 2020.
EBAA secretary general Khan, NBAA president Ed Bolen and local dignitaries, along with keynote speaker Florian Reuter all talked clean aviation.
Belarus is expanding its defense industry capabilities, introducing a new drone and a counter-UAS jammer.
The FAA has issued new special security instructions regarding UAS operations near U.S. Navy assets.
Recreational drones will be allowed to fly in controlled airspace at fixed sites.
A summer-long drone airspace demonstration project is beginning in Finland and Estonia
Addressing threats will require a multipronged approach.
Lilium hopes to have its electric jet air taxi in commercial service by 2025.
SafeDrone's HUMS system for drones aimed at cutting maintenance and increasing safety.
Skyguide and Airmap partnering on project to provide automated airspace authorizations for UAS in Switzerland