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.
Embraer X and Airbus gave an overview of the design considerations for their respective eVTOL designs earlier this month at Rotorcraft Asia in Singapore.
MD says Systima common launch tube will give new 969 helicopter more bite
Honeywell intertial measurement based AHRS will fly on Volocopter eVTOL later this year
Alphabet's Wing unit rolls out drone to home delivery service in Canberra
The manned helicopter industry is slowing in the region, but the unmanned sector is gaining traction.
Japan's Sumitomo said it would partner with Bell on developing eVTOL and drone technology, markets.
The U.S. Army wants to replace its Shadow tactical unmanned air systems, and has narrowed the search to two runway-independent proposals.
GA-ASI's MQ-9 and its derivatives have proved a hit in Europe, where France is now adding weapons capability and where the Netherlands has ordered the type
Sabrewing and Alaska tribe ink deal for aircraft, test range, and joint venture
The Airbus Skyways UAS has begun ship supply flights to commercial vessels in Singapore.