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FAA, NASA Demo Low-Altitude Drone Operations Under Pilot Program

The Federal Aviation Administration has collaborated with NASA and unmanned aircraft system testing partners to conduct three safety demonstrations of drone operations at an altitude of below 400 feet. FAA said Wednesday that the field tests demonstrated the possibility of conducting UAS flights beyond visual line-of-sight in airspace without air traffic services.

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NASA Picks 5 University Teams for $50M in ‘Transformative’ Aviation Research Grants

NASA has selected five university teams to receive grants worth up to $50 million in total to explore “transformative” system-level aviation technology concepts. The five-year research efforts under the University Leadership Initiative will support NASA’s strategic research goals for aeronautics, the space agency said Tuesday. NASA asked universities to propose investigations that would address one …

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GAO Recommends Risk Assessment for FAA’s NextGen Global Interoperability Efforts

The Government Accountability Office has reviewed the Federal Aviation Administration‘s strategy to establish interoperability between the Next Generation Air Transportation System and international air traffic management modernization efforts. GAO said in a July report to Congress that FAA should perform a thorough risk assessment to understand and mitigate potential challenges in the …

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NASA’s Jaiwon Shin: US, South Korea Form Aviation Tech Partnership

NASA has inked an agreement with the Korea Agency for Infrastructure Technology Advancement for cooperation on future projects to develop technologies for air traffic management in the U.S. and South Korea. The agency said Tuesday the partnership aims to support South Korea’s National Air Traffic Management Reformation and Enhancement program and the …

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