Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

News and issues relating to civil and military unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) of all kinds and sizes, including those used for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), combat (unmanned combat air vehicles, or UCAVs), law enforcement, research and other applications. Of particular focus is the FAA's planned integration of UAS into the U.S. national airspace system.

Kittyhawk eVTOL
Sep 22, 2022 - 1:46 PM
eVTOL startup Kittyhawk has announced that it has “made the decision to wind down” and that it is “still working on what’s next.”
A DJI Mavic Mini drone inflight at Minna, Niger state, Nigeria.
Sep 20, 2022 - 12:43 PM
The FAA has delayed requirements for unmanned aircraft systems to have remote ID systems to Dec 16, 2022.
Aug 12, 2022 - 10:12 AM
The FAA has published a means of compliance for UAS manufacturers to meet the requirements for providing remote identification capability.
Jul 21, 2022 - 4:20 AM
Satellite network operator Inmarsat brings to Farnborough the latest future-proofed connectivity products for diverse aerospace sectors.
PBS Velka Bites TJ80-120 turbojet engine
Jul 19, 2022 - 10:35 AM
Engineering company updates original engine; new engine breaks record for thrust-to-weight ratio
Raytheon at Farnborough
Jul 19, 2022 - 3:12 AM
Raytheon is preparing for what forecasters say will be an exponential increase in travel in the next five to 10 years.
Airbus's Zephyr High Altitude Platform Station.
Jul 19, 2022 - 3:02 AM
Airbus says it can affordably expand telecommunications services with its Zephyr High Altitude Platform Station that can fly at 70,000 feet.
MQ-9A unmanned aircraft U.S. Marine Corps
Jul 18, 2022 - 4:45 AM
The remotely piloted aircraft will be used to stand up an MQ-9A(ER) squadron in Hawaii to support U.S. Indo-Pacific Command.
A Blaze Spider VTOL UAV on deployment
Jul 16, 2022 - 6:22 AM
The Blaze UAV's small size and adaptability allow individuals to deploy it for tactical, covert, or extended-range real-time intelligence.
F/A-18F Block III
Jul 16, 2022 - 5:45 AM
Controlling unmanned adjuncts from manned fighters accounts for one of the main areas of airpower development.