Mind the drones : where civil operations are increasingly about technology waiting for a regulatory regime, development of remotely piloted military platforms remains costly and challenging

Enduring mission : after a decade of perseverance in obscurity, a Virginia start-up hopes to make its name with a low-budget UAV boasting 10-day performance / Garrett Reim -- Guardians of the air : in moving beyond Reaper, the Royal Air Force wants to maintain offensive capabilities and enable civil airspace operations such as humanitarian aid / Beth Stevenson -- Royal Navy not yet Solo : shipborne UAV capability remains focus of trials run for UK and Italian defence ministries evaluating to very different rotorcraft types / Beth Stevenson -- Flight out of sight : whether unmanned aircraft are to be segregated or integrated within normal airspace, their routine use can only come with confidence in safe operations beyond visual range / Beth Stevenson -- FAA seeks to blend 'regulatory humility' with unwavering focus on safety / Dan Thisdell -- Airspace control needs fresh ideas : for air traffic management systems innovator Thales, industry eagerness to launch large-scale drone operations is an opportunity to build new technologies and business models / Dan Thisdell -- All drones lead to Rome for FAA, NASA and Thales.


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  • Pagination: pages 23-33
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  • Accession Number: 01671551
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Northwestern University Transportation Library
  • Files: TLIB
  • Created Date: Jun 4 2018 9:48AM