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The FAA must change drone risk assessment approach to enable faster airspace integration

An overly conservative approach to safety risk assessments at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proving a significant barrier to the development of drone technology, … More ››

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ENAIRE, Everis showcase drone ATM integration

ENAIRE, the main provider of air navigation services in Spain, has teamed with Everis Aerospacial, Defensa y Seguridad with the support of Airmap, to mount a … More ››

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NASA tests solo Ikhana drone in public airspace without safety chase plane for the first time

NASA’s remotely-piloted Ikhana aircraft, based at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, successfully flew its first mission in the National Airspace System … More ››

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Drone collision guidance issued to pilots and air traffic control

British pilot and air traffic control bodies have worked together to create guidance in preventing drone collisions. The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) and the … More ››

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US selects UAS pilot programme participants

US aviation officials have selected ten state, local and tribal governments as participants in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Programme. First announced last October, … More ››

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Raytheon partners US drone airspace corridor

The Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance has selected Raytheon as a key partner in the development of America’s first and most advanced unmanned aircraft … More ››

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FAA expands drone airspace permit system

The United States’ Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has begun expanding an automated system that will ultimately provide near real-time processing of airspace authorisation requests for unmanned aircraft … More ››

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ICAO calls for innovative drone airspace management solutions

ICAO has begun the consultative work needed to establish low-altitude traffic management guidance for domestic unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to make drone deliveries, inspections and even … More ››

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America’s FAA seeking more LAANC suppliers

The Federal Aviation Administration is looking for more suppliers for the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC). LAANC is a foundation for developing the Unmanned Aircraft … More ››

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Testing,Testing

NASA’s UTM programme has completed TCL 3 testing at the FAA-Designated Nevada UAS Test Site, reports the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS). NIAS, which manages … More ››

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