July 6, 2015

NASA, Industry Flight Test UAS Sense-and-Avoid Technology

Juliet VanWagenen

[Avionics Today 07-06-2015] NASA alongside the FAA and industry partners Honeywell and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) is currently fielding a sense-and-avoid system that could enhance the ability of unmanned aircraft to fly routine operations within the National Airspace System (NAS). Throughout the summer, NASA and industry partners will field tests — the third series of tests that build on proof-of-concept tests conducted last year — designed to engage the core air traffic...

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