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FAA Announces Expanded Federal Partnership for UAS

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UAO Staff on Mar 17, 2016

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says in a news update that it and other government agencies involved in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are expanding participation in the UAS Executive Committee (EXCOM), which includes representatives from the Department of Homeland Security, [Read More]

Unmanned Experts, Aeryon Labs Team for NASA UAS Traffic Management Project

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UAO Staff on Dec 04, 2015

Through NASA’s partnership program, the companies are working on a drone traffic management system that would enable safe and efficient low-altitude airspace operations.

ETV Joins NASA Research Team on UAS Traffic Management

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UAO Staff on Nov 19, 2015

Strat Aero has announced that its U.S.-based affiliate Emerging Technology Ventures Inc. (ETV) has agreed to become a member of NASA’s research collaborative for the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) program. The ongoing UTM program engages industry, academia [Read More]

NASA Glenn Hosting UAV Challenge at 23rd-Annual STEM Event

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UAO Staff on Nov 06, 2015

NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland is hosting the 23rd-annual Young Astronaut Day (YAD) on Saturday, Nov. 7, where students will be tasked with developing both unmanned and manned aircraft concepts. YAD is a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) [Read More]

Google, NASA & FAA to be Opening Keynote at Drone World Expo

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UAO Staff on Sep 30, 2015

The upcoming Drone World Expo is opening with a keynote from officials with NASA, Google and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), who will provide an update on the vision for safely enabling low-altitude unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations for commercial [Read More]

NASA Langley Selects Locata Positioning Technology for UAS Research

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UAO Staff on Aug 31, 2015

NASA plans to install at its Langley Research Center a Locata network (LocataNet) as the core positioning technology for safety-critical unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research, according to Australia-based Locata Corp. NASA Langley in Hampton, Va., is tasked with performing rigorous [Read More]

University of Nevada, Reno Working with NASA on UAS Traffic Management

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UAO Staff on Aug 10, 2015

Researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno are now working with NASA on a low-altitude traffic management system for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The university says it is one of a handful of organizations participating in the first phase of [Read More]

NASA Enters Next Phase of UAS Integration Efforts

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UAO Staff on Jun 23, 2015

NASA, along with government and industry partners, is testing a system that would make it possible for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to fly routine operations in U.S. airspace. Through the agency's Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration in the National Airspace System [Read More]

NASA Adds Amazon Prime Air Keynote to UTM Convention

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UAO Staff on Jun 10, 2015

NASA has announced that Gur Kimchi, vice president and co-founder of Amazon Prime Air, will take the stage as a keynote speaker at the upcoming Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) Convention: A New Era of Aviation. Held July [Read More]

NASA UTM, VirtualAirBoss to Test UAS for Crisis Response

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UAO Staff on Jun 05, 2015

SmartC2 Inc. says its VirtualAirBoss (VAB), integrated with the NASA unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) traffic management (UTM) program, will be involved in an experiment with the Center for Asymmetric Warfare to coordinate flights of UAS during threats and emergencies. More [Read More]