Tag Archives: Airports and Airspace

NASA’s first-of-kind tests look to manage drones in cities

NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator’s line of sight as businesses look in the future to … Continue reading

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Drone defenses at airports require FAA approval

As airports investigate drone deterrents to increase the safety of both planes and passengers, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is telling airports that they need its approval to install drone defense measures. The FAA said it understands the need for … Continue reading

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Introducing the Blue Ribbon Task Force on UAS Mitigation at Airports

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) have formed a new task force dedicated to mitigating unmanned aircraft system (UAS) danger at airports. The “Blue Ribbon Task Force on Unmanned Aircraft System Mitigation … Continue reading

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Drone danger at airports? Not if this task force can help it

If you’re worried somebody’s drone will get sucked into the engine of your jet as you take off, you’re not alone. Which is why Michael Huerta, former chief of the US Federal Aviation Administration, is helping lead a task force … Continue reading

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