NASA Flies Large Unmanned Aircraft in Public Airspace Without Chase Plane for First Time

Nasa Flies Large Unmanned Aircraft In Public Airspace Without Chase Plane For First Time

NASA’s remotely-piloted Ikhana aircraft, based at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, successfully flew its first mission in the National Airspace System without a safety chase aircraft on Tuesday. This historic flight moves the United States one step closer to normalizing unmanned aircraft operations in the airspace used by commercial and private … Read more

FAA to Allow Flight Over People and Beyond Line of Sight in 2020 or 2021

Faa To Allow Flight Over People And Beyond Line Of Sight In 2020 Or 2021

The Government Accounting Office has released a report on Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems that contains some interesting information about approval for UAS flight over people and beyond line of sight. The report says the, “FAA is developing standards designed to routinely and safely allow small UAS operations over people who are not directly involved in … Read more