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UAS Integration Capabilities

Learn the capabilities the U.S. DOT Volpe Center brings to UAS integration in partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Department of Defense, NASA, and others.

Safely Integrating Drones into the National Airspace

By 2021, there could be 4 million remotely piloted aircraft—commonly referred to as drones—in the hands of hobbyists and commercial users, according to projections from the Federal Aviation Administration. Safely and efficiently integrating the coming influx of drones into our nation’s...

Improving Asset Management at Unstaffed FAA Facilities

Volpe leverages its asset management expertise to help the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) facility infrastructure team review maintenance needs and upgrades for unstaffed facilities, making it easier for FAA to plan and prioritize projects.