Unmanned Vehicles

Competition For Space Cargo Bids Heats Up »

A few companies this month confirmed their plans to develop cargo spacecraft for this year's round of bids for NASA contracts to service the International Space Station, according to a Washington Post report. On Tuesday, Sierra Nevada Corp. announced a version of its manned reusable vehicle, modified for cargo missions. The Dream Chaser Cargo System will feature a folding-wing design and the ability to make a runway landing. More

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Amazon Gets FAA Approval... »

Amazon, which is developing drones to make package deliveries, received its long-awaited experimental airworthiness certificate from the FAA on Thursday. The... More

Federal Employee Won't Be... »

The federal employee whose drone crashed on the White House lawn in January won't be charged by prosecutors, but the FAA will continue to investigate the... More

FAA Attempts To Shut Down... »

The FAA has attempted to shut down a drone operator's website advertising photo and video services. But so far, Steve Girard of Gorham, Maine, continues to... More

Why See and Avoid Doesn't Work »

And what it has to do with the swarms of UAVs we'll soon confront. More

Secret Service To Conduct... »

The Secret Service announced it will conduct "exercises" using unmanned aerial vehicles around Washington, D.C., in the coming weeks. While the agency didn't... More

AVmail: February 16, 2015 »

Steve Mann writes: "I'm a commercial pilot and small drone operator and want to thank you for not joining the unfounded media hysteria over small UAV... More