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.
During the Avalon show in Australia Boeing unveiled its loyal wingman UAV, which is being developed by Boeing Australia in partnership with the government
ST's DroNet UAS system will be used to patrol the Lower Seletar reservoir
India-Israel joint venture views military and paramilitary requirements under Make in India.
Leonardo's target drone portfolio has expanded with the introduction of the M-40, which recently entered operational service
Flight training at the two FlightSafety sites will be offered in partnership with Praxis Aerospace Concepts.
NASA will test its UAS Traffic Management System with drone flights over Las Vegas and Corpus Christi.
In-Flight sets three new distance records for BVLOS flight set using senseFly eBee Plus
Leonardo's new Pisa plant will build the AWHERO RUAS.
The UK has committed to a range of high-tech programs including the acquisition of swarming drones an adjunct to manned aircraft.
Small drone owners will have to begin displaying their FAA registration numbers on an outside surface of their aircraft as of February 23.