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 17, 2019 - 3:28 AM
Textron completed testing U.S. Army's future Block III upgrade for its Shadow UAV fleet in May, introducing a new engine among other things
Jun 16, 2019 - 5:26 AM
Leonardo has unveiled its newest UAV design, the Falco Xplorer, a 1.3 tonne MTOW aircraft designed to surveillance missions
Gamekeeper 3D holographic radar
Jun 16, 2019 - 4:30 AM
Disruption at airports caused by drones created added impetus to legislate and put in place counter-UAS systems.
Jun 13, 2019 - 12:35 PM
Fortem Technologies' SkyDome 2.4 uses artificial intelligence to track and defeat rogue drones
 Airpower Teaming System and Boeing
Jun 13, 2019 - 8:00 AM
A future combat system would likely consist of a low-cost, expendable UAV.
Jun 12, 2019 - 11:52 AM
A new white paper from the National Air Transportation Association highlights the lack of regulations relevant to Urban Air Mobility ground operations.
Signature Uber Skyport
Jun 12, 2019 - 11:45 AM
Signature Flight Support was named the first nationwide operations and on-airport infrastructure partner for Uber Elevate.
Jun 12, 2019 - 10:42 AM
Uber and the city of San Diego are participating in commercial food delivery testing through the FAA's Integration Pilot Program.
SnapShot
Jun 12, 2019 - 7:15 AM
Start-up company FlareBright says its SnapShot UAV needs no pilot or training and can operate in GPS- or radio-denied environments.
Jun 11, 2019 - 5:34 PM
EASA's new rules for recreational and commercial drone operators enables the free circulation of drones in the EU.