Insitu, University Team Up to Support FAA UAS Integration Pilot Program

Boeing‘s Insitu subsidiary has partnered with the University of Alaska Fairbanks for an effort to help state, local and tribal governments integrate the use of unmanned aircraft systems into the country’s airspace.

The partnership will work to support the Federal Aviation Administration‘s UAS Integration Pilot Program, which aims to develop new aviation regulations for unmanned aircraft usage, Insitu said Tuesday.

The subsidiary and the university will demonstrate UAS applications encompassing urban setting operations, night operations and beyond visual line of sight flights.

Rules that would result from the pilot program are intended to balance local and national UAS interests, augment communications between multiple jurisdictions, address security risks and streamline authorization processes for UAS operations.

UAF is among the 10 institutions that the Department of Transportation selected to take part in the pilot program.

Check Also

SpaceX Crew-1 mission

SpaceX, NASA Eye Oct. 31 Launch for Crew-1 Mission

SpaceX and NASA plan to launch on Oct. 31 the manned Crew-1 mission to the International Space Station.

E3

E3/Sentinel to Help Space Development Agency Engineer Systems

E3/Sentinel has received a potential three-year, $57.6M task order to engineer systems and perform technical support work for the Space Development Agency.

Day and Zimmermann

Day & Zimmermann Unit to Manufacture Cartridge Actuated Devices for Navy Load Airdrop

Day & Zimmermann's munitions business has won a position on a five-year, $39M contract from the U.S. Navy to manufacture cartridge actuated cutters designed to help military personnel deploy cargo parachutes.