This story on the regulatory framework behind unmanned aerial systems, or UAS, by Ian Thompson first appeared in the October 2019 edition of Australian Aviation.
The Federal Government has awarded Melbourne firm Sypaq Systems a $3.5 million contract to develop an unmanned aerial system (UAS) with potential future applications for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
The RAAF is to operate a fleet of 12 to 16 General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper armed medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aircraft.
UMS SKELDAR has launched the V-200B unmanned aerial system (UAS) at the Farnborough Airshow, adding extra endurance, new engine management and payload capabilities to its existing V-200. The update to the mid-sized heavy fuel VTOL V-200 was announced at Farnborough on July 16. The V-200B retains the primary maritime focus of the system. “It is […]