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2014-01-10 23:02:34

'Sky Crow' is Latest Aerostat System in Aeros' Portfolio of LTA Solutions Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Worldwide Aeros Corp. (Aeros), a leading FAA-certified lighter-than-air (LTA) manufacturer and technology innovator, announced today the company has received multiple orders for a new low-cost and rapidly deployable tactical aerostat system to be used by DOD operators. Aeros’ newest LTA solution, the ‘Sky Crow’ aerostat system is cost-effective, providing a...

2014-01-08 12:20:59

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Camber Corporation is proud to be a part of aviation history as Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has been named a test site for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The test sites will facilitate testing and research of UAS technologies to provide scientific data on the future integration of these aircraft safely with other air traffic. Congress mandated that the UAS be integrated into the...

2014-01-06 23:01:03

The Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP), a partnership of Virginia and New Jersey universities — including Liberty University — has been selected by the FAA as one of six public entities across the U.S. to research and test Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones). Liberty has been a key player in the competitive selection process, providing support in a number of ways through its School of Aeronautics. Lynchburg, VA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 On Dec. 30, the Federal Aviation...

2014-01-06 12:21:33

Report Details Five Obstacles to US Leadership in Global Air Transportation WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new Hudson Institute study finds that America's air traffic control system has fallen seriously behind modern information technology. Case studies illustrate the organizational roadblocks preventing the FAA from modernizing its flight procedures, communications and navigation technology, and governing structure. The report outlines the steps necessary to bring the...

NASA Offers Site For Virginia Tech Drones
2014-01-03 15:50:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA announced on Friday that the selection of six unmanned aircraft system (UAS) test sites could have an impact on its research at two of its facilities. The space agency said its Langley Research Center and Wallops Flight Facility could be working with Virginia Tech teams on the UAS research. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced earlier this week that Virginia Tech is planning to conduct UAS failure mode testing and...

2013-12-30 16:20:09

GRAND FORKS, N.D., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that North Dakota was designated as one of the six test sites for unmanned aerial systems (UAS). North Dakota was among numerous states competing to host one of the test sites that will assist in research integrating unmanned aircraft with manned aircraft in the national airspace. The state's leadership in UAS operations, research and development, education and training made...

FAA Announces Drone Sites
2013-12-30 16:39:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With unmanned flying drones expected to see commercial use in the coming years, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced six sites that will be set aside for the development of these robotic aviation systems. The sites are located in Alaska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Texas and Virginia. Congress had tasked the FAA with establishing the test sites as part of an objective to have unmanned drones sharing the skies...

2013-12-30 12:20:15

Video: http://youtu.be/Pygs5sswvqE CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas has been named a test site for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), based on a statewide proposal led by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120502/DC99584LOGO) "We are proud to be a part of this historic moment in aviation history," said Dr. Flavius...


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