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.

Rotak K-Max helicopter
May 22, 2020 - 9:49 AM
Forty percent of all Type 1, large helicopters exclusive use USFS firefighting contracts awarded to Kaman K-Max operators.
May 8, 2020 - 12:03 PM
Perot promotes Fort Worth Alliance airport complex as home for UAS, eVTOL development.
Wing delivery drone
Apr 13, 2020 - 3:41 AM
Wing's 10-pound drone delivers three-pound packages containing items such as medications on round trips of up to 12 miles at speeds of up to 70 mph.
MQ-25A Stingray
Apr 7, 2020 - 6:37 AM
With three more MQ-25As being ordered, Boeing now has seven of the unmanned carrierborne tankers on contract.
Leonardo AWHERO
Mar 25, 2020 - 10:12 AM
Leonardo is expanding its training offerings to include rotorcraft UAS.
Survice Engineering ULS development team
Mar 12, 2020 - 6:30 AM
The U.S. military is investing in eVTOL aircraft technology that it believes could reduce risks associated with moving cargo in combat zones.
Mar 11, 2020 - 10:18 PM
Bryan Williams, Duke Energy’s manager of unmanned aerial systems, explained the integration of his program into the corporate flight department.
Mar 9, 2020 - 9:57 AM
Helicopter operator Bristow has partnered with Schiebel to conduct the first trial in the UK of unmanned aircraft for maritime and land search and rescue.
Mar 4, 2020 - 11:45 AM
EAA said the FAA’s proposed rule for UAS aircraft to have remote ID is an “overreaching answer” to integrating UAS aircraft into national airspace.
Anka-S
Mar 2, 2020 - 5:11 AM
An escalation in fighting between Turkish and Assadist forces has resulted in a number of air vehicles—both manned and unmanned—being shot down.