Boeing's Insitu subsidiary held a flight demonstration for the ScanEagle3 unmanned aerial vehicle in December to evaluate the drone's initial performance traits such as climb rate and aerodynamic characteristics. The company said Sunday the UAV was equipped with an all-electric, hydrogen-fueled proton exchange membrane fuel cell during the test to power its flight.
Boeing's Insitu subsidiary has completed an interim board meeting with the Federal Aviation Administration as part of efforts to obtain type certification for the ScanEagle3 unmanned aerial system. Insitu said Tuesday multiple FAA teams visited the UAS maker’s Bingen, Wash., headquarters and examined its “detect-and-avoid” capability plan, model-based engineering process and safety management system. Agency personnel witnessed launch-to-capture […] More