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Volpe Forecasts Growth in Use of Unmanned Aircraft

Volpe believes that unmanned aircraft operations could surpass manned aircraft operations by 2035. The technologies needed to support this transformation are developing rapidly, costs are diminishing, and applications are growing.

System Enables Drone Operators to Detect and Avoid Other Aircraft

The primary safety concern with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) is the inability of remote operators to “see and avoid” other aircraft. Volpe has worked with the U.S. Air Force to develop and deploy a low-cost automated solution that is helping accelerate the safe integration of drones into...