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For UAM to Succeed, the Stars Won’t Need to Align, But a Lot of Systems Will

Researchers explore UAM from a System of Systems (SoS) perspective

Researchers at the Hamburg, Germany-based German Aerospace Center, Institute of System Architectures in Aeronautics (DLR), wanted to understand how different fully electric urban air mobility (UAM) aircraft architecture might affect the overall system of systems’ (SoS’) capability. (SoS refers to a complex system composed of multiple systems that work together to achieve what can’t be…

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UAVs Take Flight to Save the Sharks

You’re Gonna Need a Drone, Not a ‘Bigger Boat’

As drone technology (design, battery life, video image resolution) improves, it will help save the lives of sharks, researchers, and swimmers.

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UAVs Face Headwinds, Tailwinds, and Downdrafts: What’s a Drone to Do?

CalTech Engineers Are Working on the Solution

Researchers are teaching drones how to adapt and stay on course in different wind conditions using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.

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A Win for Drone Journalism

Victory in UAV litigation in Texas

A Texas judge ruled it is legal to use drones for newsgathering and to publish their photos.

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UMD UAS drone

Skating on Thin Ice – Better UAS Than You or Me

University of Maryland Researchers and NOAA Take Their eVTOL Out for a Test Flight

Unmanned drone systems equipped with sensors may be able to help move the scientific study of sea ice forward.

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Advanced air mobility aircraft.

Advancing Advanced Air Mobility

Trust Us. Trust the Computers. Trust Us and the Computers?

The future of urban air mobility depends in part on how well humans and autonomous machines can team together.

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