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.
Leonardo has developed considerable expertise in the field of infrared search and track systems for fighters, which is now being extended to UAVs
Textron has developed a kit that rapidly turns its Aerosonde UAV into a vertical take-off and landing vehicle that can operate from small vessels
Police and military remain on site deploying drone mitigating measures
The autonomous, unmanned "tactical vehicle" is based on the Helicopteres Guimbal Cabri G2 and fitted with a diesel engine.
Lift plans to rent out eVTOLs under the Part 103 powered ultralight rules beginning next year.
Many questions remain about the scope and viability of the emerging vertical takeoff and landing aircraft market.
Free feature for DJI drone pilots alerts of unsafe airspace, aircraft conflicts.
Kansas State Polytechnic incorporates flying beyond visual line of sight into UAS curriculum.
New York's police department will operate a fleet of 14 drones.
Amsterdam conference is addressing the future of drones in Europe.