European Commission UAS Panel Final Report to be Presented at RPAS 2012

On the first day of UVS International’s RPAS 2012 Conference in Paris on June 5 – 7, Matthew Baldwin, European Commission, DG Mobility & transport (MOVE),...

ScanEagle Unmanned Aircraft System Exceeds 600,000 Flight Hours

Insitu announced today that its ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system has exceeded 600,000 combat flight hours, maintaining a 99 percent mission-readiness rate. “We are honored to...

AUVSI Rejects Calls For Unlawful Destruction Of Unmanned Aerial Systems

In a statement issued on May 18, the president and chief executive officer of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Michael Toscano...

FAA Makes Progress with UAS Integration

For more than five decades, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has compiled a proven track record of introducing new technology and aircraft safely into...

Raven and Puma RFP for Redstone

This is a Special Notice only. It does not constitute a Request for Proposal (RFP) or a promise to issue an RFP in the...

The RCAPA Response to FAA Test Center RFC (Request For Comments)

Below the requested comments submitted on behalf of the membership of the Remote Control Aerial Photography Associations, and in the best interest of the...

Scan Eagle UAS onboard Coast Guard National Security Cutter

DAHLGREN, Va. -- Navy engineers demonstrated the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities of a ship-based unmanned aerial system (UAS) for senior Coast Guard,...

ERAU asks to be test site for civilian drones

BY SKYLER SWISHER, STAFF WRITER DAYTONA BEACH -- Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University wants to make Florida one of only six test sites that will study how...

Unmanned aircraft tests must ‘do no harm’

By Dan Namowitz AOPA AOPA supports the integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) but reminds the FAA that the creation of test sites for them...

Dollars For Drones: Firms Ready Lobbying Battle Over U.S. Flight Regs

John T. Bennett  U.S. News & World Report Before the low hum of drones appear above American homes, there will come ever-louder tones from defense...