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NASA conducts ‘out of sight’ drone tests

A team from NASA’s Ames Research Center on October 19 flew four uncrewed aircraft – commonly called drones – at Reno-Stead Airport in Reno, Nevada, … More ››

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NASA plans first BVLOS drone demonstration

NASA partners will fly five unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) beyond visual line-of-sight of their operators, to test planning, tracking and alerting capabilities of NASA’s UAS … More ››

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Cambridge Pixel develops small target capability

Radar display, tracking and recording subsystems business Cambridge Pixel, has enhanced its popular, field-proven SPx radar tracking software with new modelling algorithms to support the detection … More ››

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FAA to adopt airline safety approach for drones

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has commissioned an unmanned aircraft safety team and a drone advisory committee. Michael Huerta, FAA administrator, made the announcement at … More ››

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Global UTM association elects first directors

The newly founded Global UTM Association has elected its first board of directors. The board is composed of nine members: Jonathan Evans (Skyward) as president, … More ››

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Airbus, Dedrone join forces against illegal drones

 Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security (EBS) and US-based Dedrone are to combine their skills to develop defence systems that can reliably detect and defend against the unauthorised … More ››

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FR24, Skysense team on drone tracking

Flight tracking service Flightradar24 is planning a drone tracking service after partnering with safety solution company Skysense. “Our mission statement is to track all aircraft … More ››

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FAA finalises rules for small UAS

The United States Federal Aviation Administration has finalised the first operational rules  for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or “drones”), opening pathways … More ››

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Embry-Riddle publishes UAV consumer guide

A research team at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Campus has created the first-ever comprehensive consumer guide to small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) for novice users—those … More ››

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FAA poised to issue first drone rules

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reported to be preparing its first rules permitting businesses to fly drones for limited purposes today. The announcement, which will allow drones … More ››

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