UAV106 UAS Traffic Management

Observations from the NASA Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Traffic Management Convention, including the Amazon Prime Air proposal for drone traffic management. Guest Max Trescott attended the NASA Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Traffic Management Convention (or UTM) and gives us his impressions of the event. Max is a general aviation pilot, a certified flight instructor, an […]

UAV109 Who has the Right to Write Drone Laws?

We talk with Dr. Ella Atkins about UAS privacy regulations, regulatory and legislative jurisdiction over the airspace, developing a drone safety culture, and UAS air traffic management challenges. Guest Dr. Ella Atkins is an Associate Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Michigan, where she is director of the Autonomous Aerospace […]

Packages could be delivered by unicycle drones that swarm together

Daily Mail Packages could be delivered by unicycle drones that swarm togetherDaily MailThe Transwheel drones use a self-balancing system that allows them to drive on one wheel while carrying a load in their robotic arms. A single robot could carry small parcels while they could work together (pictured) to carry larger packages to people …