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Texas UAS Test Site Conducts RS-16’s Longest Flight Yet

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC) recently conducted a number of test flights of its largest unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), the RS-16. Through the university's...

FAA Ruling Opens Up New Doors for UAS Test Site

Following the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) recent issuance of blanket Certificates of Waiver or Authorization (COAs) to the six FAA-designated test sites for unmanned...

Alaska Researchers Use UAVs to Study Sea Otters

Researchers often find that watching marine life into order to gather data about behavior and abundance can be tedious and time-consuming, but recent studies...

Unmanned Aircraft Become Disaster-Relief Tools in Texas

A test-site research team from the Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center of Excellence & Innovation (LSUASC) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has been...

Textron Systems Now a Member of UAS Denmark

Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. business, has announced its participation in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Denmark, a national industry network for UAS organizations to...

All Six UAS Test Sites Now Get Blanket COAs to Fly

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says it is making it simpler for the six unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test sites to conduct research: The...

Lone Star UAS Center Inks a Number of Partnerships

The Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center (LSUASC) of Excellence and Innovation at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is collaborating with NASA, the Texas A&M...

Exelis Researches Safe Integration of UAS at FAA Test Sites

McLean, Va.-based Exelis has signed agreements with four Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-designated unmanned aerial systems (UAS) test sites to further airspace situational awareness and...

Indiana State Gains UAS Approval for Two Locations

Indiana State University says it has become the first higher-education institution in the state to receive Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval to fly unmanned...

Oregon State Lays out Ambitious Plans for UAV Development

The Autonomous Systems Research Group at Oregon State University (OSU) is planning to significantly expand its activities with unmanned technology this year. The university...

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