FAA to establish center of excellence to deal with issues of military and civil unmanned aircraft operating together

U.S. aviation authorities say they will create a center of excellence for unmanned aircraft within the next year, consisting of representatives from government, academia, and industry to conduct unmanned aircraft research, education, and training.

FAA officials say they will establish the Center of Excellence (COE) for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), and conduct a competition to determine the organization that runs it.

Representatives of the FAA’s W.J. Hughes Tech Center in Atlantic City, N.J., have released a presolicitation (13-C-UAS-PRESOL) to establish the FAA Center of Excellence (COE) for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). The FAA is a bureau of the U.S. Department of Transportation in Washington. … (Read more)

Source: Avionics-intelligence.com