Innovation

Road Mapping

November 13, 2018 0

Envision an ecosystem of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) representing a variety of industries all equipped with the knowledge and situational awareness to operate safely and efficiently within the National Airspace System (NAS). That’s the […]

Innovation

In Denial

November 13, 2018 0

Finding lost hikers in forests can be a difficult and lengthy process, as helicopters and drones can’t get a glimpse through the thick tree canopy, reports Rob Matheson. Recently, it’s been proposed that autonomous drones, […]

Innovation

Age of Autonomy

November 13, 2018 0

An S-76B commercial helicopter flew over a small crowd gathered at Fort Eustis, Virginia, landed in an adjacent field after adjusting to miss a vehicle, and rose up to hover perfectly motionless for several minutes. […]

Innovation

Weather Eye

November 1, 2018 0

John Croft reports on how FAA weather researchers are working to put more smarts in weather cameras to give pilots in remote areas a better way to establish visibility at airports and en route waypoints. […]

Innovation

TU Delft academics use aircraft as weather stations

October 17, 2018 0

To fly safely, aircraft need accurate updates on wind and temperature. Together, aircraft can also act as a sensor network that provides information to make weather models and predictions better, researchers at Delft University of […]