Unmanned Aircraft Systems

  • New Study Projects ‘Drone Market Boom’ in Europe

    November 23, 2016 | [Avionics Magazine 11-23-2016] A new study published by the Single European Sky ATM Research Joint Undertaking (SESAR JU), estimates that by 2050 there will be a fleet of 400,000 commercially operated Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) flying in European...

  • FAA Launches Drone-Detection Tests at Denver International Airport

    November 18, 2016 | Operator flying an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). Photo: FAA [Avionics Magazine 11-18-2016] The FAA and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are in the process of conducting drone-detection research in the vicinity of Denver International Airport for...

  • Lockheed Helicopters, UAS Validate Firefighting and SAR Ops

    November 15, 2016 | [Avionics Magazine 11-15-2016] Lockheed Martin demonstrated for the first time how its suite of optionally-piloted helicopters and small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS) can work together to successfully locate and extinguish fires, pinpoint the location of a...

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  • AT&T, NASA Researching Drone Traffic Management Technology

    November 11, 2016 | [Avionics Magazine 11-11-2016] AT&T announced the signing of a formal agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to research air traffic management solutions for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).   NASA’s Ikhana...

  • FAA is Finding Incorrect, Incomplete Part 107 UAS Applications

    October 28, 2016 | [Avionics Magazine 10-28-2016] The FAA released an update on Part 107 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) applications, which allow UAS operators to use unmanned aircraft for commercial operations. According to the agency update, since establishing the Part 107...

  • NASA Announces First Test of Drones Flying Beyond-Line-Of-Sight

    October 14, 2016 | Drone Co-habitation Services operates a Phantom 3 commercial multi-rotor unmanned aircraft, one of 11 vehicles in the UTM TCL2 demonstration that will fly beyond line of sight of the pilot in command in Nevada test. Photo: NASA/Dominic...

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