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DeSIRE II to further RPAS integration

The European Defence Agency (EDA) and the European Space Agency (ESA) are to launch a new project to support the development of governmental, institutional and … More ››

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Washington DC becomes FAA ‘no drone zone’

The United States Federal Aviation Administration has launched a public outreach campaign for the region around Washington, D.C. to reinforce the message that the city … More ››

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FAA unveils UAS data programmes

The US Federal Aviation Administration has announced three new partnerships which may ultimately lead to UAS flights over urban environments and beyond the operator’s visual … More ››

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Exelis, FAA partner on UAS integration

Exelis has signed agreements with four Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-designated unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) Test Sites for airspace situational awareness and research. The research will focus on … More ››

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Swiss WorldCargo, Swiss Post to test drone

Swiss Post, Swiss WorldCargo, the air cargo division of Swiss International Air Lines, and drone manufacturer Matternet have jointly launched a project to test the … More ››

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Increase unmanned/manned buffer: AOPA

AOPA is asking the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to close gaps in the agency’s proposed rules governing small commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The … More ››

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FAA details fast-tracking approach for UAS

The summary grant process the Federal Aviation Administration is now using to issue 30 Section 333 unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) demonstrates how the agency is … More ››

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FAA approves USAA drone research bid

The United States Federal Aviation Administration has approved USAA’s request to test how unmanned aircraft systems, also known as drones, could help speed review of … More ››

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FAA fast tracks drone ‘cognoscenti’

The Federal Aviation Administration has established an interim policy to speed up airspace authorsations for certain commercial unmanned aircraft (UAS) operators who obtain Section 333 … More ››

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Common Cause

The recent Riga declaration injected momentum for regulating and integrating Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS). Dirk Polloczek, president of the European pilots organisation ECA offers … More ››

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