The Future of UAS: Standards, Regulations, and Operational Experiences

Cork, Lennon R., Clothier, Reece A., Gonzalez, Luis F., & Walker, Rodney A. (2007) The Future of UAS: Standards, Regulations, and Operational Experiences. IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, 22(11), pp. 29-44.

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This paper presents the outcomes of "The Future of UAS: Standards, Regulations and Operational Experiences" workshop, held on the 7th and 8th of December, 2006 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The goal of the workshop was to identify recent international activities in the Unmanned Airborne Systems (UAS) airspace integration problem. The workshop attracted a broad cross-section of the UAS community, including: airspace and safety regulators, developers, operators and researchers. The three themes of discussion were: progress in the development of standards and regulations, lessons learnt from recent operations, and advances in new technologies. This paper summarises the activities of the workshop and explores the important outcomes and trends as perceived by the authors.

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ID Code: 13592
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: UAS, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, UAV, Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles, Australia, Regulation, Safety
DOI: 10.1109/MAES.2007.4408524
ISSN: 0885-8985
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > AEROSPACE ENGINEERING (090100)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australian Research Centre for Aerospace Automation
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 IEEE
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Deposited On: 21 May 2008 00:00
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