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.
eVTOL startup Kittyhawk has announced that it has “made the decision to wind down” and that it is “still working on what’s next.”
The FAA has delayed requirements for unmanned aircraft systems to have remote ID systems to Dec 16, 2022.
The FAA has published a means of compliance for UAS manufacturers to meet the requirements for providing remote identification capability.
Satellite network operator Inmarsat brings to Farnborough the latest future-proofed connectivity products for diverse aerospace sectors.
Engineering company updates original engine; new engine breaks record for thrust-to-weight ratio
Raytheon is preparing for what forecasters say will be an exponential increase in travel in the next five to 10 years.
Airbus says it can affordably expand telecommunications services with its Zephyr High Altitude Platform Station that can fly at 70,000 feet.
The remotely piloted aircraft will be used to stand up an MQ-9A(ER) squadron in Hawaii to support U.S. Indo-Pacific Command.
The Blaze UAV's small size and adaptability allow individuals to deploy it for tactical, covert, or extended-range real-time intelligence.
Controlling unmanned adjuncts from manned fighters accounts for one of the main areas of airpower development.