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The Future of American Aviation

The Future of American Aviation Is All About DronesCNN

Trump Aide: The Future of American Aviation Is All About Drones From the Wright brothers to the space program, Americans have always been eager to embrace the future of aviation. CNN published an article discussing how that future is increasingly unmanned. Unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, offer tremendous benefits to our economy and society. They promise to create countless American jobs within and around…

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ParaZero Selected as UAS Safety Provider

PARAZERO SELECTED AS UAS SAFETY PROVIDER FOR MULTIPLE UASIPP TEAMSFAA

ParaZero Selected as UAS Safety Provider for Multiple UASIPP Teams ParaZero is pleased to announce that it is a proud member of multiple selected UASIPP teams working on the safe integration of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operations into the National Airspace System (NAS). On May 9th, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced the…

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Participants In The FAA UAS Integration Pilot Program

FAA UAS Integration Pilot Program to Include Google, Uber, and Intel, Plus Five Additional Test SitesInterDrone

FAA UAS Integration Pilot Program to Include Google, Uber, and Intel, Plus Five Additional Test Sites InterDrone published an article discussing the companies that will be involved in the UAS Integration Pilot Program. In October of 2017, Donald Trump and Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced plans for an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program in which 5 state, local,…

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AirMap Selected as UAS Service Supplier

AirMap Selected as UAS Service Supplier in Six UAS IPP AwardsAirMap

AirMap Selected as UAS Service Supplier in Six UAS IPP Awards The U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration have announced the state, local, and tribal governments approved to enable complex drone operations in 10 locations, and AirMap is included in six of them. The announcement comes as part of the U.S. DoT’s UAS Integration Pilot Program (IPP), designed to accelerate…

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Rockwell Collins Enables Airspace Management

Rockwell Collins enables airspace management during test flights for NASA’s UAS Traffic Management programRockwell Collins

Rockwell Collins Enables Airspace Management During Test Flights For NASA’s UAS Traffic Management Program Rockwell Collins recently participated in two weeks of critical testing for the NASA Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) program. As part of the test flights, Rockwell Collins served as the UAS Service Supplier (USS) for the safe management of a UAS flying beyond visual line of…

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Pix4DCapture Integration For The H520

Pix4DCapture Integration For The H520Yuneec

Pix4DCapture Integration For The H520 From Yuneec Yuneec has announced the availability of Pix4Dcapture on its H520 ST16S ground station controller. Pix4D is a premier software application that creates professional georeferenced maps and models from drone imagery, giving users the ability to map flight plans and set customized mapping parameters. Pix4D’s free mission planning app Pix4Dcapture will be pre-installed on…

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Drones Could Soon Deliver Medical Supplies

Drones Could Soon Deliver Medical SuppliesAntonio Gravante / iStock

Drones Could Soon Deliver Medical Supplies In NC Drones could soon be ferrying blood and other medical supplies to hospitals and clinics in North Carolina if the N.C. Department of Transportation’s bid to be part of a federal test program is approved. NCDOT is leading a team of private companies that proposes to set up a network of distribution centers…

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General Atomics Gets USAF MQ-9 Contract

General Atomics Gets USAF MQ-9 ContractGeneral Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.

General Atomics Gets USAF MQ-9 Contract For $16M According to the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD, and a press release found on UAS Vision, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI), has been awarded a $16,001,592 cost- plus- fixed- fee and firm- fixed- price undefinitized contract action modification (P00017) to a previously awarded contract (FA8620-16-C-3003) for the MQ-9 hybrid release 1…

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Rakuten AirMap Launches Unmanned Traffic Management Platform

Rakuten AirMap Launches Unmanned Traffic Management PlatformRakuten AirMap

Rakuten AirMap Launches Unmanned Traffic Management Platform for Japan – Platform will deliver safe and efficient airspace management for drones –  Rakuten AirMap, Inc. has announced the release of its AirMap unmanned traffic management (UTM) platform to drone operators and airspace managers in Japan. As the usage of drones increases, the development of airspace management infrastructure, including systems for sharing flight rules,…

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UAS Integration Pilot Program Takes Off

UAS Integration Pilot Program Takes OffAditya Chinchure

Thousands Apply As The UAS Integration Pilot Program Takes Off Nextgov reports that thousands have already applied to Trump’s unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program. Transportation and FAA are accepting proposals to participate in drone innovation zones, where normal regulations do not apply. President Donald Trump issued a mandate last month that would roll back some “overly burdensome” Federal Aviation Administration regulations on…

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