UAS Test Data Collection and Analysis

The FAA is mandated to establish an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) research and development roadmap, including estimates, schedules, and benchmarks for UAS integration. This roadmap, the UAS Integration Research Plan, will be updated on an annual basis to determine the most up to date research needs, research projects underway, and research planned to reach FAA UAS integration milestones. This requirement will enable an enhanced test data collection framework and safety analysis tools to inform the UAS Integration Research Plan by enabling users to cross-check needs for UAS data/research with test data stored in the system as well as enabling analysis to determine if the data meets the need and whether additional data/testing would be required. This effort develops an enhanced UAS data collection system that serves FAA needs to establish safety cases, evaluate needs for research, and align information with FAA research domains, the UAS Integration Research Plan, etc. This proposal is being submitted for Phase I (system design) of the two-phase research effort. The technical effort is expected to take 12 months, however a 19-month grant award is requested to allow for subaward and cost matching.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contract to a Performing Organization has not yet been awarded.


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  • Status: Active
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Aviation Administration

    800 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20591
  • Start Date: 20180601
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01682812
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE)
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 8 2018 1:58PM