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.

Elbit Skylark 3 Hybrid
Feb 16, 2022 - 3:00 AM
Elbit’s popular Skylark 3 UAS has been developed with a dual electric/internal combustion propulsion system offering a dramatic increase in endurance.
Airbus's Skyways drone delivering cargo to ships docked off Singapore.
Feb 16, 2022 - 2:27 AM
ST Engineering, Skyports, and Sumitomo are starting a trial program to deliver cargo to ships docked off Singapore using uncrewed aircraft.
Jet Aviation at Seletar
Feb 15, 2022 - 9:17 AM
Seletar Aerospace Park could become a hub for eVTOL aircraft activity following an agreement between the Singapore government, Volocopter and Skyports.
Thales UAM
Feb 13, 2022 - 9:07 PM
The Asia-Pacific region’s vast population, huge cities and poor road systems make it ripe for UAM market development, says Thales.
Wingcopter
Jan 24, 2022 - 10:03 AM
German drone maker Wingcopter will provide a fleet of its tiltrotor Wingcopter 198s to the Spright unit of Air Methods.
Phoenix Air Unmanned IS-BAO RPAS
Jan 18, 2022 - 11:31 AM
The International Business Aviation Council has issued its first IS-BAO Remote Piloted Aircraft System to Phoenix Air Unmanned.
EQ-4B Global Hawk
Dec 16, 2021 - 5:09 AM
The former BACN-carrying high-altitude UAVs will be outfitted to support hypersonic missile tests as part of the SkyRange initiative.
General Atomics Mojave
Dec 13, 2021 - 4:56 AM
The Mojave unmanned aircraft system draws on the Reaper and Gray Eagle-ER, but focuses on greater payload and short/rough-field operations.
Dec 9, 2021 - 12:05 PM
Helicopter OEM and leasing company teams on air taxi, border patrol services.
Bell Nexus eVTOL
Nov 26, 2021 - 10:10 AM
Textron confirmed that its Nexus eVTOL is a technology testbed, rather than an active program as it continues to assess its advanced air mobility options.