Sagetech transponder enables unmanned aircraft systems operations in civil airspace

The flight took place at the Pan-Pacific UAS Test Range located at Pendleton Airport in Oregon while operating under an FAA Certificate of Waiver or Authorization (COA). Resolute Eagle … to Air Traffic Control (ATC). Sagetech´s military-certified …

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A Path Forward for Reaper and Predator UAS to Fly Confidently with Intelsat EpicNG Beam Switching

Beam switching is particularly important for U.S. and allied military forces looking to expand UAS operations to high … To conduct the testing, the FAA granted GA-ASI a Certificate of Waiver or Authorization (COA) that authorized the Block 5 MQ-9 to …

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UAS Beam Switching Proven Viable by Intelsat General

Intelsat General, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intelsat (NYSE: I), has successfully demonstrated the beam switching capabilities of an in-flight unmanned aircraft system (UAS … the FAA granted GA-ASI a Certificate of Waiver or Authorization (COA …

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State’s environmental agency deploys drones to boost emergency response

DEC developed its UAV program … (FAA) and received a Certificate of Authorization (COA) from the FAA authorizing use of UAVs within national airspace. Fourteen DEC pilots trained for several months under the guidance of the Northeast UAS Airspace …

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GA-ASI achieves first flight test from upgraded FTTC, longest UAS flight under waiver and through multiple HTS spot beams

The GA-ASI Block 5 Predator B/MQ-9 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), also known as an UAS or drone, flew a round-trip of … under a Certificate of Waiver or Authorization (COA) granted by the FAA. The COA authorized the Block 5 MQ-9 to fly in airspace …

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