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  • FAA proposes rules governing drone operations
    FAA proposes rules governing drone operations
    Small drones could be flown under limited circumstances, according to proposed rules. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing regulations to govern Operation & Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems. The FAA released...
  • Woolpert making the way for the future
    Innovated stepping stone in Dayton sky
    Dayton is historically known as the birthplace of aviation and this year proves no different for one Beavercreek aerial company. Woolpert, Inc. has been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to extend their business by utilizing...
  • Outdoor Adventure Photography Using Drones
    Outdoor adventure photography using drones
    Melbourne, FL (December 24, 2014) –Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Tomorrow morning I suspect that there will be many quad copter drones unwrapped this Christmas morning.While scanning my Facebook page this morning, I came...
  • Unmanned milestone
    Navy unmanned plane flies with manned fighter
    The U.S. Navy announced that its X-47B unmanned demonstrator plane took off and landed from the same aircraft carrier as a manned aircraft for the first time Aug. 17.The Navy said the tests showed it can seamlessly combine unmanned and manned...
  • Drones for dollars:FAA to approve use of unmanned aircraft for commercial profit
    Drones for dollars:FAA to approve use of unmanned aircraft for commercial profit
    The use of unmanned aircraft, or drones as they are referred to in military and public circles, is a highly controversial program that brings to mind images of terrorist bomb strikes, or science fiction movie sequences. In either case, the...
  • Unmanned aircraft
    FAA eyes rules for small unmanned aircraft
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) intends to unveil a plan later this year for integrating small unmanned aircraft into the nation’s airspace, according to an agency official.The proposed regulations will address how small unmanned...
  • Unmanned plane
    Navy launches competition for unmanned plane
    The U.S. Navy formally kicked off a competition April 17 to develop and build an unmanned airplane that would operate from an aircraft carrier.A draft request for proposals (RFP) for the Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance Strike ...
  • A Navy X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration aircraft
    Armed unmanned aircraft a threat to US military in near future
    U.S. forces will be increasingly threatened by reconnaissance and armed Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in the near future, the U.S. Army said in contract documents released Thursday.The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and...
  • Help for Iraq
    Iraqi military to receive unmanned planes, missiles
    The United States is speeding shipments of military equipment to Iraqi troops to help them fight forces affiliated with al-Qaeda, the Pentagon said Jan. 7.Items slated for expedited delivery include 10 ScanEagle unmanned surveillance aircraft,...
  • Unmanned aircraft launched
    Unmanned aircraft launched from underwater sub for first time
    The U.S. Navy successfully launched an unmanned aircraft from an underwater submarine during a recent demonstration, the service announced Dec. 5.It was the first time any unmanned aircraft has been fired from a submerged sub, according to a Navy...
  • Unmanned Aircraft
    Navy’s large unmanned aircraft to fly more often
    The U.S. Navy’s small fleet of large unmanned surveillance aircraft is getting more work, the Pentagon announced Sept. 6.Northrop Grumman, which built the aircraft, received a contract worth up to $10 million to increase the &ldquo...
  • Unmanned firefighter
    Unmanned aircraft fighting California wildfire
    The California Air National Guard is using an unmanned MQ-1 Predator to help fight a massive wildfire in remote areas around Yosemite National Park, the Department of Defense said Aug. 30.The Guard’s 163rd Reconnaissance Wing is flying the...
  • Unmanned aviation
    Navy awards contracts to design carrier-based unmanned aircraft
    Four firms have each received $15-million contracts to begin developing unmanned aircraft that would operate from U.S. Navy aircraft carriers, the Pentagon announced Aug. 14.The contracts call for Boeing, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.,...
  • Unmanned helicopter
    Navy to test unmanned helicopter
    The U.S. Navy plans to begin flight testing a new version of its Fire Scout unmanned helicopter in October, a service official said Aug. 13.The new aircraft, also called the MQ-8C, will undergo ground testing at a Navy base in California before...
  • Northrop Grumman Euro Hawk unmanned aircraft system
    Northrop Grumman responds to Euro Hawk concerns
    U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman said on Monday they remain fully committed to the development of the Euro Hawk unmanned aircraft system of record, and the critical capabilities the system will provide the German armed forces and its...