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Amazon testing commercial UAS traffic management system

Amazon Prime Air is working with NASA and Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) to solve the problem of how small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) performing a wide variety of commercial applications can fly safely in the same low-altitude airspace … Continue reading

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Unmanned time bomb: Is Newark airport drone incursion our ‘Gatwick’ wake-up call?

Newark Liberty International Airport, one of the nation’s 15 busiest airports, closed for more than an hour last Tuesday night after an unauthorized drone entered its airspace. This incident occurred less than 30 days after London’s Gatwick airport drone incursion, … Continue reading

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Minnesota Sheriff’s Office using drones to save lives

Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird. … It’s a plane! … It’s a drone? Yes, the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office is using “unmanned aerial vehicles,” more commonly known as drones, in ways that may be surprising and … Continue reading

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Plane Nearly Missed Drone at New Jersey Airport

Liberty International Airport after pilots reported seeing drones above the runway at nearby Teterboro Airport. One pilot approaching Teterboro reported that he almost collided with one of the unmanned aircraft, in an area that fell within Newark’s airspace. “Missed the … Continue reading

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