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Boeing unveils unmanned cargo prototype

Boeing today unveiled a new unmanned electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) cargo air vehicle (CAV) prototype that will be used to test and evolve Boeing’s autonomy technology … More ››

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Drones inflict more physical damage than bird strike equivalent: ASSURE study

Studies by a consortium of leading universities, through the Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE), have begun to bring better understanding … More ››

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Urbi et Orbi

NASA research into how to safely integrate large drones into the US airspace will inform new work on Urban Air Mobility or UAM, reports Lillian Gipson. NASA’s … More ››

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US drone integration pilot programme launches with aggressive 3-year timeline

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) last week fulfilled President Donald Trump’s directive, issued in an October Presidential Memorandum, to launch a … More ››

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Singapore seeks solutions for safe UAV ops

A call for proposal was issued today for interested parties to develop systems to enable the safe use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) . The call from … More ››

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US to test drones beyond FAA regulations

President Donald J Trump has directed US  transportation secretary Elaine Chao to launch an initiative to safely test and validate advanced operations for drones in … More ››

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Gibson exits FAA to head NUAIR Alliance

The NUAIR Alliance has hired Major General Marke F ‘Hoot’ Gibson (ret) as its new chief executive. Gibson most recently served as senior advisor on … More ››

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Safety in Numbers

Drones won’t reach their potential until they can fly well out of sight, and achieving that safely is the goal of a testing corridor being … More ››

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Thales demonstrates ECOsystem for LAANC 

The United States’ Federal Aviation Administration has selected a small group of companies, including Thales, to support their effort to simplify the process for small … More ››

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Europe’s U-Space steps up to PODIUM

The SESAR Horizon 2020 PODIUM project will demonstrate unmanned aircraft system traffic management (UTM) services, procedures and technologies at four operational sites in Denmark, France … More ››

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