Drones in U.S. Airspace - 6 uas (drone research) sites in USA.

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The FAA has picked six state locations to determine how a UAS (drone) will be used in U.S. airspace. Here are the six sites and their areas of responsibility.

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Drones in U.S. Airspace - 6 uas (drone research) sites in USA.

  1. 1. Six UAS testing Sites selected by FAA. Exploring the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for commercial operations.
  2. 2. Six geographical areas for UAS testing.
  3. 3. Alaska • Develop UAS standards. • Develop flight safety standards. • Test flight areas include Alaska, Hawaii & Oregon.
  4. 4. Nevada • Develop operator standards and certification requirements. • Develop air traffic control procedures for UAS in U.S. airspace.
  5. 5. New York • Develop “Sense & Avoid” capabilities. • Test integration into congested flight areas. • Test flight areas in New York & Massachusetts.
  6. 6. North Dakota • Develop UAS airworthiness essential data. • Validate high reliability link technology.
  7. 7. Texas • Develop system safety requirements for UAS vehicles and operations. • Develop protocols and procedures for airworthiness testing.
  8. 8. Virginia • Develop UAS failure mode testing. • Identify & evaluate operational / technical risks. • Flight areas include Virginia & New Jersey.
  9. 9. FAA Information • www.faa.gov/news/updates/?newsId=75399 • http://www.faa.gov/about/initiatives/uas/me dia/UAS_Roadmap_2013.pdf • http://www.faa.gov/about/initiatives/uas/me dia/UAS_testsite_map.pdf
  10. 10. About this presentation • • • • • Contributing Author Manufacturing executive, experienced Brent Liebel in U.S. and offshore manufacturing. Program Manager Connect with me LeeMAH Electronics, • LinkedIn Brent Liebel Inc. • Twitter @Brent_Liebel O (214) 570-7170 E309 E BLiebel@LeeMAH.com LeeMAH Electronics, Inc. Providing contract manufacturing services since 1971 ISO9001 ISO9100 ITAR MBE UL TL9000 certified manufacturer. Manufacturing in California, Texas and our 100% American owned location in Taishan City, Guangdong, China (PRC).

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