2014 RPAS Yearbook – Electronic Edition is now online

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The electronic edition of the 2014 RPAS Yearbook – RPAS: The Global Perspective can now be viewed in flip book format on www.uvs-info.com
Click HERE for a direct link to the publication.
The publication has 240 pages, references 1883 RPAS and contains 653 photographs.
Note: In a few cases, the text supplied exceeded the requested number of words, which has unfortunately resulted in it being impossible to publish the author’s photo.
Below you will find a complete overview of the publication.
Copies of the electronic edition can be ordered online.
Click HERE for a direct link to the order form.
The first hardcopy editions will be made available at the RPAS 2014 conference (www.rpas-2014.org)
During the first week of July a hardcopy will be sent by post to each of the authors.
2014 RPAS Yearbook – RPAS: THE GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
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Front Cover
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Inside Front Cover – 1/1 Page Advert – Flying Robots, Switzerland
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MASTHEAD, TABLE OF CONTENTS & PREFACE
 
 
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Masthead
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1/1 Page Advert – Denel Dynamics, South Africa
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List of Contents
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1/1 Page Advert – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, USA
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Preface
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1/1 Page Advert – Insitu Inc., USA
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FOREWORDS
Signatory
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European Commission (EC)
Europe
Siim Kallas – Vice President & Transport Commissioner
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1/1 Page Advert – ATC Global, China
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EC – Directorate General Enterprise & Industry
Europe
Daniel Calleja – Director General
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EC – Directorate General Mobility & Transport
Europe
Matthew Baldwin – Director Air Transport
1/2 Page Advert – Trimble, Belgium
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EASA – European Aviation Safety Agency
Europe
Patrick Ky – General Director
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EDA – European Defence Agency
Europe
Claude France Arnould – Executive Director
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1/8 Page Advert – Orbit, Belgium
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SESAR Joint Undertaking
Europe
Florian Guillermet – Executive Director
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EUROCONTROL
Europe
Frank Brenner – Director General
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1/8 Page Advert – Aeroscout, Switzerland
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ECAC – European Civil Aviation Conference
Europe
Salvatore Sciacchitano – Executive Secretary
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1/4 Page Advert – Clear Flight Solutions, The Netherlands
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FAA – Federal Aviation Administration
USA
Peggy Gilligan – Assistant Administrator for Safety
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US DoD – Policy Board on Federal Aviation
USA
Steve Pennington – Executive Director
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STAKEHOLDERS – International Organisations
Title
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AMAP – Arctic Council UAS Expert Group
International
Towards a RPAS Based Pan Arctic Scientific Observation System
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CANSO
International
Integrating RPAS Safely into the Global Civil Air Traffic Management Environment
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IAOPA – International Aircraft Owners & Pilots Ass.
International
Views & Considerations Concerning RPAS
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1/4 Page Advert – Saab, Sweden
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ICAO – International Civil Aviation Organization
International
UAS Study Group
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1/2 Page Advert – Patria, Finland
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IFALPA – Internat. Fed. of Airline Pilots Associations
International
Views & Considerations Concerning RPAS
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1/2 Page Advert – UAS Denmark, Denmark
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IFATCA – Internat. Fed. of Air Traffic Controllers Ass
International
Views & Considerations Concerning RPAS
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NATO
International
RPAS Activities in NATO
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NATO-JAPCC
International
UAS/RPAS Operations in Contested Environments
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NATO Science & Technology Organization
International
Research Activities on Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems
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UVS International
International
Promoting Information Dissemination, Coordination & Cooperation
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STAKEHOLDERS – European Organisations
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EASA – European Aviation Safety Agency
Europe
From National Regulations to Common EU Rules on RPAS
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EC-JRC – EC Joint Research Centre
Europe
The Potential of RPAS for Emergency Mapping
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1/2 Page Advert – CybAero, Sweden
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EDA – European Defence Agency
Europe
Supporting Member States Efforts to Improve RPAS Capabilities in Europe
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1/2 Page Advert – Harpiatech, Portugal
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ESA – European Space Agency
Europe
Satellites & RPAS – Research, Development & Application Activities
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EUROCONTROL
Europe
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Patrick Egan
Editor in Field, sUAS News Americas Desk | Patrick Egan is the editor of the Americas Desk at sUAS News and host and Executive Producer of the sUAS News Podcast Series, Drone TV and the Small Unmanned Systems Business Exposition. Experience in the field includes assignments with the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command Battle Lab investigating solutions on future warfare research projects. Instructor for LTA (Lighter Than Air) ISR systems deployment teams for an OSD, U.S. Special Operations Command, Special Surveillance Project. Built and operated commercial RPA prior to 2007 FAA policy clarification. On the airspace integration side, he serves as director of special programs for the RCAPA (Remote Control Aerial Photography Association).