More than 8,500 attendees to gather in Chicago next week to discuss all things unmanned.
Unclear rules and questions about who is responsible for accidents a concern for industry respondents.
Passing of the bill may cause a delay of UAS integration into the NAS, causing problems for more than just the FAA.
Increasing vehicle autonomy finally has insurers contemplating complex liability issues.
Will more states fall to the anti-drone domino effect, and what does it mean for local business?
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Most UAV manufacturers do the majority of their businesses with governments around the world, many of which?like the United States?are facing huge cuts in military spending and a slowdown in the acquisition of new technologies.
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What we’ve seen is that with the technology explosion in the unmanned arena training was overlooked. More interaction needs to happen between industry and policy-making bodies. Rockwell Collins is also concentrating its efforts on UAV simulation and training based on its experience developing training systems for manned aircraft.
Less than 8 percent of the United States right now has an aviation asset. That means opportunity for unmanned aircraft, as public safety officials think, ?I can now have access to an asset that was never available to me in the past.?
It can be operated remotely by troops sitting in a control room thousands of miles away or by soldiers on patrol using a seven-inch tablet computer.
So far, about 40 states are expected to apply for the test site status that should attract thriving community of researchers, manufacturers, suppliers and educators to invest in their local economies.
The new technology promises major advantages over radar-based UAV anti-collision systems that calculate distances using reflected radio signals.
The pros and cons over invasion of privacy from domestic drone use are rampant and are now gaining intense scrutiny from both liberal and conservative organizations and the general public.
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When UAVs wing home from their war duties, what then becomes of them? Historically, as conflicts begin to wane, the Department of Defense reels in its wartime spending and the cutbacks begin, part of which will mean far fewer orders for military UAVs.