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UAS Pilots Code

Kristy K. Kiernan, Donald W. Steinman, Ryan J. Wallace
2016 Collegiate Aviation Review International  
Tools to advance UAS safety and professionalism Preface [Y]ou don't have to be a manned pilot to understand and embrace a safety culture.  ...  , n.134. 133 Autonomous Aircraft/Operations -See ICAO, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Cir 328 AN/190 (2011), See, e.g., Vampire® for Unmanned Air Systems, available at https://www.youtube.com/watch  ...  Conversely, the NTSB defines an unmanned aircraft accident as "an occurrence associated with the operation of any public or civil unmanned aircraft system that takes place between the time that the system  ... 
doi:10.22488/okstate.18.100485 fatcat:iwu4fsbc7resjllt7bghvt3sde

Certification of Unmanned Aircraft (UA)

Grzegorz Pettke, Wojciech Kozyro, Przemyslaw Galka, Grzegorz Trzeciak, Piotr Wolejsza
2021 TransNav: International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation  
PRS (Polish Register of Shipping) is an expert institution acting on the international market, thatby conducting business for the benefit of the community -through the formulation of the requirements,  ...  PRS is a body accredited for certification of management systems, as well as a notified body in the European Commission for conducting product conformity assessment procedures with EU directives and regulations  ...  aircraft systems (UAS) and on thirdcountry operators of unmanned aircraft systems.  ... 
doi:10.12716/1001.15.01.14 fatcat:2ed7ic4rljhyxglk4ngpeaykim

Applications of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS): A Delphi Study Projecting Future UAS Missions and Relevant Challenges

Alberto Sigala, Brent Langhals
2020 Drones  
Over recent decades, the world has experienced a growing demand for and reliance upon unmanned aerial systems (UAS) to perform a broad spectrum of applications to include military operations such as surveillance  ...  This research seeks to predict which autonomous UAS capabilities are most likely to emerge over the next 20 years as well as the key challenges for implementation for each capability.  ...  Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) With respect to UAS, autonomous capabilities encompass the technologies that enable unmanned flight and autonomous behavior in the absence of an onboard pilot.  ... 
doi:10.3390/drones4010008 fatcat:eznb55clxfecdgl3vr3c75432u

Ground Control Station Embedded Mission Planning for UAS

Luca Damilano, Giorgio Guglieri, Fulvia Quagliotti, Ilaria Sale, Alessio Lunghi
2012 Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems  
Acknowledgements The authors thank all the Alenia Aermacchi people involved in this project and in particular the UAS System team: Stefano Frazzetta, Michelangelo Graziano, Vincenzo Nardozza, Paolo Galati  ...  A special thanks to Cristiano Montrucchio, head of "Avionic Systems" of Alenia Aermacchi.  ...  This is particularly unacceptable for an UAV that do not have a pilot on-board that monitors physically the aircraft state.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10846-012-9697-2 fatcat:jlnazf6f2rcidkg2pqhtv7wdgi

See and Avoid Using Onboard Computer Vision [chapter]

John Lai, Jason J. Ford, Luis Mejias, Peter O'Shea, Rod Walker
2012 Sense and Avoid in UAS  
The FAA defines an unmanned aircraft or UA as [3] : A device used or intended to be used for flight in the air that has no onboard pilot.  ...  A typical UAS comprises system elements in three major segments, as shown in r Air segment. This includes one or more unmanned aircrafts (UAs) with their payloads.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781119964049.ch10 fatcat:nzkhu5nsrzarpn4mzo7ysd7vzu

A flexible approach to authorization of UAS software

P. Graydon, J. Knight, K. Wasson
2009 2009 IEEE/AIAA 28th Digital Avionics Systems Conference  
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UASs) rely upon a significant amount of software.  ...  An appropriate authorizing agent must approve the use of the UAS in a desired environment before use, and the authorization approach used must contend with the UAS' software.  ...  Monitoring Populated Area -5 Scenario The scenario is identical to the first one, but an existing UAS is selected for use. Software authorization is sought for the existing aircraft.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dasc.2009.5347466 fatcat:s42kql2ufbav3gxb3owac66n7u

Unoccupied Aircraft Systems (UAS) for Marine Ecosystem Restoration

Justin T. Ridge, David W. Johnston
2020 Frontiers in Marine Science  
Unoccupied aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, are a highly flexible method for accessing and remote sensing ecosystems with on-demand capabilities, greater resolution than sensors from satellites and occupied  ...  Here we present a review of the applications of UASs in marine ecosystem restoration with an overview of the special considerations of using this technology in the marine environment.  ...  While these platforms are referred to with many names (e.g., drone, unmanned aerial vehicle, UAV, or remotely piloted aircraft, RPA), the aircraft itself represents one part in a system of components,  ... 
doi:10.3389/fmars.2020.00438 fatcat:cams2b3xbvfuhjyjpaiqv2ajre

Flexible ELectrical Manager Service for UAS applications development

Pablo Royo, Juan Lopez, Enric Pastor, Cristina Barrado
2008 2008 IEEE/AIAA 27th Digital Avionics Systems Conference  
Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) are becoming viable aerial platforms for civil oriented monitoring applications.  ...  The ELMS Service is part of an architecture designed to facilitate the execution of UAS civil missions, the USAL.  ...  Introduction An Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) is an expression that identifies an aircraft that can fly without a pilot on board; that is, an airframe and a computer system which combines sensors, GPS,  ... 
doi:10.1109/dasc.2008.4702833 fatcat:hzdzp6uwlvdu5lse7twgjxobgy

DEVELOPMENT OF THE BRICAN TD100 SMALL UAS AND PAYLOAD TRIALS

B. Eggleston, B. McLuckie, W. R. Koski, D. Bird, C. Patterson, D. Bohdanov, H. Liu, T. Mathews, G. Gamage
2015 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
For forest fire research a FLIR A65 IR camera was used, while for georeferenced mapping a new Applanix AP20 system was calibrated with the Nikon camera.  ...  The Brican TD100 is a high performance, small UAS designed and made in Brampton Ontario Canada.  ...  The first version is electrically powered using an AXI 5345 brushless direct drive motor rated at 90 amps and 3400 watts maximum power.  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-xl-1-w4-143-2015 fatcat:wzqtto7uxnbxpeecv7ff4kct7i

Assessing C2 communications for UAS traffic management

Robert J. Kerczewski, Rafael D. Apaza, Alan N. Downey, John Wang, Konstantin J. Matheou
2018 2018 Integrated Communications, Navigation, Surveillance Conference (ICNS)  
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) project works to develop tools and technologies essential for safely enabling civilian  ...  Currently there is no established infrastructure to enable and safely manage the widespread use of lowaltitude airspace and UAS operations, regardless of the type of UAS.  ...  Introduction Small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS), popularly referred to as "drones", have quickly proliferated in numbers and in the breadth of potential applications, such that millions are expected  ... 
doi:10.1109/icnsurv.2018.8384844 fatcat:6l6pbh642ra7jeplfx57ng7xki

Distributed Consensus to Enable Merging and Spacing of UAS in an Urban Environment

Swee Balachandran, Cesar Munoz, Maria Consiglio
2018 2018 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS)  
This paper presents a novel approach to enable multiple Unmanned Aerial Systems approaching a common intersection to independently schedule their arrival time while maintaining a safe separation.  ...  Preliminary results illustrating the collaborative behavior of the vehicles are presented.  ...  RELATED WORK Collision avoidance for manned aircraft and detect and avoid technologies for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) have led to the development of systems such as TCAS [2] , ACAS-X [3] and DAIDALUS  ... 
doi:10.1109/icuas.2018.8453460 fatcat:7utg5uc5pvbkpneiux3xbv2g3m

A Multi-UAS Cooperative Mission Over Non-Segregated Civil Areas

Marco Boccalatte, Filippo Brogi, Francesco Catalfamo, Stefania Maddaluno, Michele Martino, Valter Mellano, Paolo Rosazza Prin, Filomena Solitro, Pietro Torasso, Gianluca Torta
2012 Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems  
In this paper we describe an experience of multi UAS civil mission management derived from our participation to the Industrial Research Project SMAT-F1, which focused on UAV missions for monitoring the  ...  After describing the operational framework and the system architecture, we present in some detail the computer-supported design of a Mission Plan.  ...  Air Systems (UAS).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10846-012-9706-5 fatcat:wqnv4ar2xfcwpf7vje44mv52b4

Assessing C2 communications for UAS traffic management

Robert Kerczewski, Rafael Apaza, Alan Downey, John Wang, Konstantin Matheou
2018 2018 Integrated Communications, Navigation, Surveillance Conference (ICNS)  
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) project works to develop tools and technologies essential for safely enabling civilian  ...  Currently there is no established infrastructure to enable and safely manage the widespread use of lowaltitude airspace and UAS operations, regardless of the type of UAS.  ...  Introduction Small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS), popularly referred to as "drones", have quickly proliferated in numbers and in the breadth of potential applications, such that millions are expected  ... 
doi:10.1109/icnsurv.2018.8384927 fatcat:5x4rat4dafdy3jcrg6llc2tvwm

Defending Airports from UAS: A Survey on Cyber-Attacks and Counter-Drone Sensing Technologies

Georgia Lykou, Dimitrios Moustakas, Dimitris Gritzalis
2020 Sensors  
As the fastest growing segment of aviation, unmanned aerial systems (UAS) continue to increase in number, technical complexity and capabilities.  ...  Therefore, we analyze three realistic attack scenarios from malicious drones and propose an effective C-UAS protection plan for each case.  ...  Introduction Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), and remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) are all different ways of referring to what are most commonly known as drones  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20123537 pmid:32580402 pmcid:PMC7349857 fatcat:g4mdopv5afex7gtfhh5i2k5sl4

LIGHTER-THAN-AIR (LTA) UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEM (UAS) CARRIER CONCEPT FOR SURVAILLANCE AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Ahmad Salahuddin Mohd Harithuddin, Mohd Fazri Sedan, Syaril Azrad Md Ali, Shattri Mansor, Hamid Reza Jifroudi, Siti Noradzam Adam, Zailani Khuzaimah
2019 Seminar Nasional Geomatika  
Unmanned aerial systems (UAS) has many advantages in the fields of SURVAILLANCE and disaster management compared to space-borne observation, manned missions and in situ methods.  ...  This has in turn underlined the importance of UAS technology and highlighted a growing need in a more robust and efficient unmanned aerial vehicles to serve specific needs in SURVAILLANCE and disaster  ...  We thank UPM Space Systems Laboratory research and technical staff for assistance with the building and development of the PSHAU hybrid airship prototypes.  ... 
doi:10.24895/sng.2018.3-0.1051 fatcat:d3w243us6zay7fjklg5kxzar7e
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