Swedish drone company SmartPlanes has announced its participation in NASA’s UAS Traffic Management (UTM) R&D Technical Capability Level 3 project, conducted at the federal unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test site in Nevada. SmartPlanes’ Freya fixed-wing drone was used for testing [Read More]
Oklahoma City-based Vigilant Aerospace has completed beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) flight testing of its new FlightHorizon detect-and-avoid (DAA) system for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The tests took place at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif. The flights tested the [Read More]
Near Earth Autonomy, a provider of autonomy solutions for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), was recently given an award through the NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to support NASA’s mission to introduce UAS into national airspace. Under this award, [Read More]
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced a $30 million investment to develop a 50-mile flight traffic management system in the state.
In collaboration with the FAA and a number of drone tech companies, NASA carried out milestone tests as part of its UAS Traffic Management research.
Albuquerque, N.M.-based Silent Falcon UAS Technologies has been granted an airworthiness statement by the Airworthiness & Flight Safety Review Board, part of the Ames Research Center division of NASA. According to the company, the authorization allows the Silent Falcon unmanned [Read More]
Next Wednesday, NASA will be flying five unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to test planning, tracking and alerting capabilities of its UAS traffic management (UTM) research platform. During the test, two of the drones will fly beyond the visual line of [Read More]
Kansas State University’s Polytechnic Campus has joined with a Kansas-based company to launch three technology competitions, including one to find ways of improving the safety of drones. Kansas State Polytechnic says it is working with HiddenGenius.com, an online community that [Read More]
Thanks to a new partnership, the Lone Star UAS Center (LSUASC) of Excellence and Innovation at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will be able to monitor a NASA unmanned aircraft system (UAS) flight as it is happening across the country. A [Read More]