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.

June 12, 2019, 11:45 AM

Signature To Provide Skyport Infrastructure for Uber

Signature Flight Support was named the first nationwide operations and on-airport infrastructure partner for Uber Elevate.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 4:07 PM
Plus Power acquires EnergyOr, maker of ultralight hydrogen fuel cells for UAVs and other robotics
Jun 11, 2019 - 11:42 AM
EmbraerX's concept eVTOL features aft ducted thrusters and eight vertical lift rotors.
Jun 11, 2019 - 10:59 AM
Consulting firm Deloitte sees $17 billion U.S. eVTOL market by 2040; but 80 percent of those surveyed say vehicles unsafe
Jun 10, 2019 - 11:16 AM
Honeywell's IntuVue RDR-84K uses electronically steered phased-array radar.
Jun 10, 2019 - 10:42 AM
The FAA has expanded the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability testing program to increase access for non-recreational drone pilots.
Drone Delivery Canada Condor
Jun 5, 2019 - 2:38 PM
Canada's flag airline partnering with Toronto's Drone Delivery Corp. to offer regularly-scheduled drone cargo service
Jun 5, 2019 - 2:03 PM
Colorado construction company receives Part 107 waiver for flight over people with a DJI drone outfitted with a parachute.
T-Heron in flight
Jun 5, 2019 - 6:32 AM
IAI has revealed its new T-Heron UAV, which bridges the gap between the company’s larger family of systems and its smaller, lower-cost tactical UAVs.
Jun 4, 2019 - 2:05 PM
Honeywell will display its new compact FBW control system for UAM vehicles next week at Uber Elevate.
Su-34
Jun 3, 2019 - 8:20 AM
Sukhoi’s S-70 UCAV flew for the first time recently and should the government order the type, production of it could replace that of the Su-34 fighter.