Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
News and issues relating to civil and military unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) of all kinds and sizes, including those used for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), combat (unmanned combat air vehicles, or UCAVs), law enforcement, research and other applications. Of particular focus is the FAA's planned integration of UAS into the U.S. national airspace system.
Initial operational capability has been reached by the Northrop Grumman RQ-4D fifteen months after the first was delivered.
Drone pierces windshield of Chilean Navy UH-57B, injuring front seat crewmember.
A cross-section of aviation groups issued an open letter to EU member states, urging further collaboration in a number of areas for drone integration.
The Vertical Flight Society has canceled its annual in-person Forum gathering due to continuing covid concerns.
Airbus flying laboratory dedicated to evaluating future UAM and helicopter innovations.
The SeaGuardian is the maritime surveillance version of the MQ-9B, capable of anti-submarine warfare.
Andrew Rene Hernandez, 22, could receive up to one year in federal prison.
The FAA has issued new rules requiring the remote ID of unmanned aircraft and permitting small drones to be flown over people and at night.
The video of what appears to be a manned jetpack shows it flying at 3,000 feet over the ocean near Palos Verdes, California.
For the first time the F-22 and F-35 fifth-generation fighters “talked” to each other securely via datalink.