The VAC offers multiple testing environments through 70 miles of urban interstates and rural arterials in Northern Virginia.
Congress has a new trio of unmanned legislation to consider when it returns next week from its July 4 recess. Two of the bills aim to expand the use of unmanned technology through expanded research and new operating guidelines.
NASA is working to find a way for unmanned aircraft to routinely fly in the national airspace. They recently continued testing a system that would make this possible, with flights continuing through July at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California.
Earlier this month, the Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence and Innovation Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi became the first FAA UAS test site to use a new situational awareness tool in flight.