Category: Helicopters & UAV/UAS

FAA’s UAV Registration Task Force Moves Forward

Reading Time: 2 minutes FAA’s unmanned aircraft vehicle (UAV) registration task force, which began its work Tuesday, has until Nov. 20 to come up with recommendations on how consumers should register small UAS and what products should be excluded. With estimates that 700,000 consumer UAVs could be sold by year end, “we need to get something in place quickly,” […]

UAV Market to Reach $14.9 Billion by 2020

Reading Time: 1 minute The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) market will reach $14.9 billion by the year 2020, according to a new report by Markets and Markets. The market is currently worked $10.2 billion and is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 8 percent between 2015 and 2020. North America holds an estimated share […]

X-47B Passes Unmanned Refueling Test

Reading Time: 3 minutes The U.S. Navy’s X-47B is the first unmanned aircraft to successfully refuel midflight—a feat test pilots found more challenging than landing it on an aircraft carrier. The aircraft only had a matter of inches in which it could moveversus a number of feet on the aircraft carrier,” said Lt. Cmdr. Jeff McLean, Air Test and […]