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Sep
15
2021

Leonardo and Northrop Grumman join forces on future rotorcraft UAS opportunities

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London  15 September 2021 15:10 - Leonardo and Northrop Grumman announce their intention to jointly pursue opportunities in the Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Uncrewed Aerial Systems (UAS) domain.

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Tags: Leonardo Northrop Grumman UAS VTOL
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Jun
07
2021

Navy, Boeing Make Aviation History with MQ-25 Becoming the First Unmanned Aircraft to Refuel Another Aircraft

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ST. LOUIS, June 7, 2021 - For the first time in history, the U.S. Navy and Boeing [NYSE: BA] have demonstrated air-to-air refueling using an unmanned aircraft – the Boeing-owned MQ-25™ T1 test asset – to refuel another aircraft.

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Tags: Boeing MQ-25 T1 UAS US Navy
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Jun
01
2021

Don't Forget to Register for the 2021 FAA UAS Symposium

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There is still time to register for Episodes III and IV of the virtual FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium.

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Tags: FAA UAS Unmanned Aircraft Systems
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May
06
2021

Mark Your Calendar: 2021 FAA UAS Symposium

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will co-host Episodes III and IV of the virtual FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium – Remotely Piloted Edition. The theme for this year’s virtual event is “Above and Beyond” and will take place on June 9-10, 2021, and September 14-15, 2021.

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Tags: AUVSI Drone FAA UAS
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Apr
13
2021

VSR700 achieves a first step in flight envelope opening

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A few weeks ago, the VSR700 demonstrator achieved a test flight that pushed its speed limit to 60kts (more than 110km/h), entirely opening its flight envelope at low speed. At the end of the test, the demonstrator had accumulated more than 10 flight hours. Thanks to this milestone, the VSR700 programme is getting closer to its goal: providing the French Navy with a sea-demonstration-compatible Unmanned Aerial System (UAS).

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Tags: Airbus Drone UAS VSR700
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Mar
09
2021

FAA, Choctaw Nation Team Up to Advance UAS

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Oklahoma City, OK – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is partnering with the Choctaw Nation to study how Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) can best transport cargo, including parcels, at lower altitudes.

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Mar
09
2021

University of Maryland Teams Honored for First Organ Transplant by Drone

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Alexandria, Virginia (March 9, 2021) – Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to announce the University of Maryland UAS Test Site Team, led by director Matt Scassero, and University of Maryland Medical Center’s Dr. Joseph Scalea are the 2021 recipients of the association’s Golden Hour Award. The award recognizes the efforts of an individual, group, or organization that, through a particular activity or contributions over time, has advanced the use of helicopters or UAS aircraft in the vital mission of air medical transport.

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Tags: Golden Hour Award HAI Joseph Scalea Matt Scassero UAS University of Maryland
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Mar
02
2021

FAA Selects Five Host Airports to Test and Evaluate Unmanned Aircraft Detection and Mitigation Systems

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today selected five host airports to evaluate technologies and systems that could detect and mitigate potential safety risks posed by unmanned aircraft. The effort is part of the agency’s Airport Unmanned Aircraft Systems Detection and Mitigation Research Program.

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Tags: Drone FAA UAS Unmanned
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Feb
25
2021

FAA Announces Application Period for LAANC

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The FAA announced the application period for entities to become FAA Approved UAS Service Suppliers of the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC). The application period opens on May 3, 2021.

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Feb
24
2021

Vantis Building Out Mission and Network Operations Center (MNOC)

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GRAND FORKS, ND – Vantis, North Dakota’s statewide unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) network, recently signed a long-term agreement to house the Vantis Mission and Network Operations Center (MNOC) at the Grand Sky business and aviation park. The MNOC is an essential component of Vantis – as the name suggests, it is the focal point to provide secure network operations monitoring and administration, customer coordination and support, performance and safety data reporting, and other critical functions.

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Tags: MNOC North Dakota UAS Vantis Vantis Mission and Network Operations Center
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Feb
11
2021

French ministry for Armed Forces selects Airbus Survey Copter Aliaca fixed-wing drone systems to equip its ships

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Paris, 11th February 2021  – Airbus Defence and Space mini UAS subsidiary SURVEY Copter signed a contract with French DGA Armament general directorate to provide the French Navy with 11 systems, (22 aircraft), of the electrically powered fixed-wing Aliaca maritime version UAS (officially called SMDM / “Systèmes de Mini Drones aériens embarqués pour la Marine” by French authorities), including training and integrated logistic support. First deliveries are expected in 2021.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Defence and Space French DGA Armament French Navy SURVEY Copter UAS
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Feb
01
2021

HILLWOOD AND BELL DEMONSTRATE POINT-TO-POINT | AUTONOMOUS PACKAGE DELIVERY AT MOBILITY INNOVATION ZONE

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FORT WORTH, Texas (Feb. 1, 2021) - Hillwood and Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, demonstrated a point-to-point unmanned aircraft system (UAS) package delivery in North Texas at the AllianceTexas Mobility Innovation Zone. The Bell Autonomous Pod Transport (APT) flew across the Mobility Innovation Zone (MIZ), and delivered a package to a landing area, demonstrating its future commercial capabilities.

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Tags: Bell Bell Textron Hillwood UAS
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Dec
29
2020

FAA Issues Restrictions on UAS Operations at DOD Facilities

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Washington –The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced Unmanned Aircraft Systems(UAS) airspace restrictions over additional national security sensitive locations, effective December 30.

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Dec
10
2020

Easy Aerial Launches Albatross Multi Payload Autonomous Tethered Drone Surveillance System

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Brooklyn, New York - Easy Aerial, a leading provider of autonomous drone-based monitoring solutions for commercial, government, and military applications, today announced the launch of the Albatross drone. The newest addition to the company’s rapidly expanding portfolio of tethered Smart Aerial Monitoring Systems (SAMS-T), the Albatross offers users a robust and highly flexible autonomous drone solution with unlimited flight time and an unbreachable data connection.

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Tags: Drone Easy Aerial SAMST UAS
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Nov
23
2020

FAA Moving Forward to Enable Safe Integration of Drones

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WASHINGTON – The FAA published airworthiness criteria for the proposed certification of 10 different Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or drones as special class aircraft. This is a crucial step to enabling more complex drone operations beyond what is allowed under the small unmanned aircraft rule (Part 107), including package delivery.

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Tags: Drones FAA UAS Unmanned Aircraft Systems
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Nov
18
2020

FAA and NASA Complete Drone Demonstrations

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The second phase of the FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management Pilot Program (UTM/UPP) concluded with virtual demonstrations in partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and two UAS Test Sites: the Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP) and the New York UAS Test Site (NYUASTS).

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Tags: Drone FAA UAS
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Nov
02
2020

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces Successful Completion of Drone Pilot Program, Announces New Program Called BEYOND

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao today announced the three-year Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP) successfully concluded on Oct. 25. Eight of the nine state, local and tribal governments that participated in the program have signed new agreements with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to continue to tackle remaining UAS integration challenges.

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Tags: Beyond Program Drone FAA IPP UAS
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Oct
01
2020

Bell APT 70 Successfully Completes NASA’s Systems Integration and Operationalization Activity

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​Fort Worth, Texas  – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the successful flight of the Bell Autonomous Pod Transport (APT) 70 as part of a joint flight demonstration with NASA. Bell was selected to participate in NASA’s Systems Integration and Operationalization (SIO) activity in 2018, which includes multiple flight demonstrations focusing on different types of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and their flight environments.

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Tags: APT 70 Bell NASA SIO Textron UAS
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Sep
18
2020

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that 15 more schools have been selected to participate in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Collegiate Training Initiative (UAS-CTI).

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that 15 more schools have been selected to participate in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Collegiate Training Initiative (UAS-CTI).

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Tags: FAA UAS UAS-CTI
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