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XPONENTIAL 2020 Will Feature Co-Located Public Safety Event

AUVSI and the Airborne International Response Team (AIRT) are partnering to produce the DRONERESPONDERS Global Public Safety UAS Summit and Major Cities Meeting, set...

Study: Encroaching Drone Not Usually Visible to Pilots Approaching Runway

Manned aircraft pilots approaching a runway usually cannot spot an encroaching small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS), especially if it's not moving, claims...

Sandia National Lab Team Builds Drones to Test Hypersonic Tech

Sandia National Laboratories is developing autonomy and artificial intelligence for flight systems soaring at more than 3,800 mph. The technologies to get...

NSF Announces Regional Testbed Dedicated to UAS Integration

A new regional testbed spanning areas of North Carolina will focus on wireless communications for vehicular and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).

FAA Partners Complete UAS Traffic Management Demos Across the Country

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is highlighting progress it has made in partnership with NASA to lay the groundwork for an unmanned...

USDA Funds UAV Projects for Natural Resource Conservation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced funding for projects using unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology.

ASSURE Completes Extensive Air-to-Ground Drone Collision Study

The Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE) research team has released the findings of its air-to-ground collision study...

Drone Operates Beyond Line of Sight at Trans-Alaska Pipeline

A team led by the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) recently completed a beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) flight of an...

Kansas State Polytechnic Partners with Simlat for BVLOS UAS Training

The Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus' Applied Aviation Research Center has partnered with Simlat, an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) simulation company, to...

Partners Test Temperature-Controlled Medicine Deliveries via UAV

A consortium led by humanitarian aid organization Direct Relief has completed a testing program to deliver temperature-controlled medicines and vaccines by using...

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