Currently, the UAS/RPAS/Drone community, as well as regulatory authorities and the press, make suppositions concerning the drone market (the market sectors involved), as well as the flight operations actually taking place in these market sectors. Continue reading
The Single European Sky Air traffic management Research Joint Undertaking has unveiled its blueprint to make drone use in low-level airspace safe, secure and environmentally friendly. Continue reading
Three teams of NASA researchers who have dreamed up potential solutions for pieces of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) puzzle have received the nod to officially begin formal feasibility studies of their concepts. Continue reading
Deveron UAS Corp. has announced that it has been granted approval as a Compliant Operator under its Special Flight Operations Certificate (“SFOC“) for the operation of a small unmanned airborne vehicle system within visual line-of-sight, issued under the authority of the Minister, Transport Canada, pursuant to the Aeronautics Act. Continue reading
Increasing numbers of drones in the sky raises the risk to people and property below being hit when those devices have mechanical problems. That’s why NASA researchers are building technology to help drones automatically spot the best places to crash-land without hurting anyone on the ground. Continue reading
The Korea Agency for Infrastructure Technology Advancement (KAIA) has been selected to develop a traffic management system for low-altitude drones, as growing demand for unmanned aerial vehicles in South Korea calls for appropriate measures to secure safety. Continue reading
Crews at the Springfield Beckley Municipal Airport are laying fiber to support multiple UAV test sites.
At the Springfield Beckley Municipal Airport crews will begin installing a new kind of radar in June that will allow air traffic controllers to see a combination of planes and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The Air Force and the State of Ohio are footing the $5 million radar bill in first-of-its-kind testing that both parties hope will lead to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for beyond line of sight flight. Continue reading