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Warm Springs names Liz Stalford test range manager

Liz Stalford, a commercial multi-engine, seaplane and instructor pilot with extensive experience in both military and commercial unmanned aerial systems, has been named FAA...

Harris Corporation to Help Develop First US BVLOS Network for Drone Operations

Harris Corporation has received a two-year grant to help develop a first-of-its-kind solution to enable beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) operations for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Representatives from...
arcticshark

Pendleton Range to test ArcticShark

ArcticShark – a groundbreaking new unmanned aerial system designed to collect the world’s most sophisticated atmospheric data in the Arctic – will undergo flight...
drone network

Why the Drone Network of Tomorrow is Farther Away than You Think

Airspace integration and management solutions for drones continue to garner new investment, but most options are based on fairytale scenarios and raise more questions...
UND

Executive Director, UND Institute for Unmanned and Autonomous Systems

The University of North Dakota (UND) has newly created the UND Institute for Unmanned and Autonomous Systems and is seeking a founding Executive Director...
Mesquite

Mesquite, Nevada – A Desert Oasis for Testing Big UAS

The UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) industry includes a variety of aircraft and platforms necessary to accomplish a growing number of mission profiles and applications....
Senator Greg Baca

Senator Greg Baca New Mexico, Ban Drones Flying Near Critical Facilities

Santa Fe-- To protect facilities that are critical to the public’s welfare,  it would be unlawful to fly an unmanned aircraft- commonly referred to...
Vigilant Aerospace

Vigilant Aerospace Completes Beyond Line-of-Sight UAS Detect-and-Avoid Flight Testing at NASA Armstrong

Vigilant Aerospace has completed successful beyond lineof-sight flight testing of its new FlightHorizon detect-and-avoid collision avoidance system for unmanned aircraft at NASA Armstrong Flight...
near space corporation

Near Space Corporation drone glider drop aids FAA tracking research

A drone released from a high-altitude balloon carried a payload to evaluate how the equipment could help the FAA detect and track commercial spacecraft...
research

Research flights lay the groundwork for teaching unmanned aircraft to detect and avoid obstacles

For unmanned aircraft systems to safely fly autonomously in increasingly crowded airspace, they must be able to accurately detect and avoid obstacles like trees,...