Tag Archives: UAV

and if all fails….just shoot the drone down

MBDA Deutschland last month used a laser effector to acquire, track, and defeat a free-flying mini drone, the first time such technology has been used … More ››

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European pilots demand sub 1kg drone rules

New drone technology poses risks that must be on the radar screen of manufacturers, users and regulators, warn European pilots. In a new position paper, … More ››

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FAA, industry plan small UAS horizon expansion

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is to partner with industry to explore the next steps in unmanned aircraft operations beyond the type of operations … 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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Exelis launches drone surveillance airspace tool

Exelis has launched its first airspace situational awareness tool designed specifically for unmanned aerial system (UAS) operations in the US. Symphony RangeVue puts real-time Federal … 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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Amazon secures FAA experimental green light

The United States Federal Aviation Administration has issued an experimental airworthiness certificate to an Amazon Logistics unmanned aircraft (UAS) design that the company will use … More ››

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EASA presents new regulatory RPAS approach

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has presented its new regulatory approach for safely operating remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS). EASA said this marks a … More ››

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Europe to accelerate drone integration

Europe is to fast track new safety rules that could see drones permitted to fly throughout the region within two years. Speaking at the ‘Framing … More ››

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