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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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CANSO, EUROCAE commit to jointly develop standards on air traffic management issues

The Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) and the European Organisation for Civil Aviation Equipment (EUROCAE) have agreed to work together on developing aviation industry … More ››

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Boeing to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences to advance autonomous technology capabilities

Boeing plans to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, a world-class innovator, developer and manufacturer of advanced aerospace platforms, under an agreement signed by the companies. … More ››

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