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Texas UAS test site now operational

The Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test site is ready to conduct research vital to integrating UAS into the nation’s airspace. The … More ››

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FAA approves first commercial UAS over land

The US Federal Aviation Administration has given approval for energy corporation BP and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) manufacturer AeroVironment to fly an AeroVironment Puma AE … More ››

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UAS test flights launch in Nevada

The US Federal Aviation Administration has announced that the State of Nevada’s unmanned aircraft systems test site is ready to conduct research vital to integrating … More ››

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Northrop Grumman to miniaturise DARPA INS

Northrop Grumman has won a US Army aviation contract to develop a miniaturised navigation grade inertial system for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). … More ››

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Hollywood makes bid for drone movies

US safety regulators are considering giving permission to seven movie and television filming companies to use unmanned aircraft for aerial photography. The Federal Aviation Administration … More ››

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US drafting call for UAS research centre

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released a draft solicitation for a new FAA Centre of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (COE) that is expected … More ››

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easyJet to use drones for aircraft checks

UK low cost carrier easyJet has confirmed it is working with Coptercraft, Measurement Solutions and Bristol Robotics Laboratory to modify existing technology so that drones … More ››

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Alaska UAS test site begins research flights

The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has announced that the University of Alaska’s unmanned aircraft system (UAS) test site is the second of … More ››

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First US unmanned test site operational in North Dakota

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that the first of six test sites chosen to perform unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research is operational … More ››

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EC calls for tough civil drone rules

The European Commission has today proposed to set tough new standards to regulate the operations of civil drones (or “remotely piloted aircraft sytems” – RPAS). … More ››

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