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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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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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Swiss U-Space powering lifesaving drone pilot

Life-saving drones are taking off in Switzerland thanks to a revolutionary pilot programme launched by Swiss Post, the national postal service of Switzerland, and drone … More ››

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Uber targets Paris, France as UTM test bed

Uber plans to open an Uber Elevate research station in Paris where its researchers will spend US$23.4 million over the next five year researching how to navigate … More ››

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ENAV selects Leonardo for drone manager

Leonardo has been selected by Italy’s ENAV as its industrial partner to develop an air traffic control system for unmanned aircraft. Leonardo will lead an … 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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Urbi et Orbi

NASA has signed a second space act agreement with Uber Technologies to further explore concepts and technologies related to urban air mobility (UAM) to ensure … 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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