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NASA puts UTM drone ATM through stress test

NASA together with the United States Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) have conducted the first and largest demonstration of its UAS traffic management (UTM) research platform … More ››

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Deakin to advise unmanned tech start-up

Former NATS chief executive Richard Deakin has been appointed as advisor to UAV airspace information and services business AirMap which has just raised $15 million … More ››

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Laser-based tracker touted for UAV work

A ground-breaking tracking system called HYPERION based on eye-safe lasers could enable aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and even orbiting satellites to transmit vital data … More ››

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Airbus teams with Singapore’s CAAS on unmanned Skyways Project parcel delivery venture

Airbus Helicopters and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to conduct Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) proof-of-concept trials, … More ››

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Eyes On The Prize

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With 700,000 small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or “drones”, purchased in 2015 alone, you’re sure to see one in your area soon, writes Twig Mowatt. … More ››

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US registered drone numbers near 300,000

More than 250,000 drone owners registered their remote-controlled aircraft with the United States Federal Aviation Administration during the first month, according to the aviation agency. The … More ››

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FAA records 181,000 drone registrations

More than 181,000 drones have been registered in the US Federal Aviation Administration’s new drone registration database. “We’re very encouraged by the numbers,” said FAA … More ››

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FAA outlines 2016 modernisation goals

US Congress starts 2016 with a mission to craft new legislation aimed at authorising the salaries of air traffic controllers, legislation which could also feature … More ››

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EASA paves the way for European drone safety

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published a Technical Opinion on the safe use of drones in Europe’s civil airspace. The EASA Technical Opinion … More ››

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PASSUR launches drone integration service

PASSUR Aerospace has established an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) – Drone Traffic Management Integration service. The service is designed to help commercial drone operators become … More ››

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