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FAA to Unveil Commercial Drone Rules By Year’s End

The Federal Aviation Administration plans to issue draft regulations governing commercial use of small unmanned aerial systems by the end of this year, Aviation International News reported Friday. Bill Carey writes that flight rules for larger commercial drones will follow after industry finishes technical standards related to UAS collision warning …

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FAA Seeks Partners to Build UAS Research, Training Hub

The Federal Aviation Administration is on the lookout for government, industry and academic partners to build a center of excellence for unmanned aerial systems within the next year. FAA officials issued a presolicitation notice for the project on March 31 and plans to award UAS research cooperative agreements and project funding …

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NASA Launches UAV Airspace Integration Contest

NASA will award up to $1.5 million for a robotics competition aimed at demonstrating how unmanned aerial vehicles could fly in the same airspace used by manned aircraft, UAS Vision reported Monday. The challenge’s first phase is scheduled to start in April and will test robustness of UAS, operational UAS …

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