NASA has flown a large, remotely piloted aircraft equipped with detect-and-avoid technologies through the national airspace system for the first time without a safety chase plane following it. NASA says Tuesday’s flight over California moves the U.S. closer to normalizing unmanned aircraft operations in airspace used
FAA Expands Drone Detection Pathfinder Initiative
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is expanding the part of its Pathfinder Program that focuses on detecting and identifying unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) flying too close to airports. Today the FAA signed Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRDAs) with Gryphon Sensors, Liteye Systems Inc. and Sensofusion.
Unmanned Ground And Aerial Vehicles Join Forces To Keep Troops Safe
The FAA Will Charge You $5 For Mandatory Drone Registration
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced a streamlined and user-friendly web-based drone registration process for owners of small unmanned aircraft (UAS) weighing more than 0.55 pounds and less than 55 pounds including payloads such as on-board cameras. The Registration Task Force delivered recommendations
Lockheed Martin Conducts Collaborative Unmanned Systems Demonstration
Lockheed Martin demonstrated its ability to integrate unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations into the National Airspace System (NAS) using its prototype UAS Traffic Management (UTM) capabilities. During the demonstration on Nov. 18, the Stalker XE UAS provided data and a precise geolocation to the unmanned