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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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Amazon eyes UK as drone delivery testbed

US-based retail giant Amazon is to partner with the British aviation authority to trial a new delivery system that uses drones. The British Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will allow Amazon … 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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Rohde & Schwarz fields R&S ARDRONIS

Rohde & Schwarz’s new drone threat solution R&S ARDRONIS promises to identify drone control signals early, locate and even stop the aircraft. The technologies that … More ››

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Airservices launches UAV operational concept

Airservices has published its operational concept for the safe and efficient management of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) within the controlled airspace environment. The document, … More ››

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NATS trials new general aviation safety beacon

NATS has successfully installed and demonstrated a new safety beacon on a crane in Newham, London in partnership with Carillion and Select Cranes. The beacon … More ››

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