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NASA and the Integration of Manned and Unmanned Aircraft into Controlled Airspace

We’re so used to thinking of NASA in the context of space exploration that most of the time we forget that the federal agency is also responsible for advances in aeronautics. As their name suggests though, the National Aeronautics and … Continue reading

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NASA tests onboard sensors designed to improve drone safety

In an effort to make conventional aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) get along, NASA has embarked on the latest in a series of flight tests using specially adapted drones and manned “intruder” aircraft. The purpose is to demonstrate the … Continue reading

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Drone pilot program successfully reaches halfway mark

The city of San Diego announced its completion Friday of the first half of a pilot program on the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in national airspace. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and the Department of Transportation selected San Diego … Continue reading

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Deloitte to develop urban air mobility plan for NASA

Big Four firm Deloitte has landed a one-year contract from NASA to develop a concept of operations (ConOps) for urban air mobility (UAM). The contract is part of a wider NASA project focusing on the development and introduction of air … Continue reading

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