Accommodating Unmanned Cargo Operations in the National Airspace System

Parimal Kopardekar

by Parimal Kopardekar, Director, NASA Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI)

The talk will include considerations to safely and efficiently integrate unmanned cargo operations of all sizes into the national airspace system. The talk will focus on specific concepts, technologies, and procedures related to aircraft, network operations center, communication/navigation/surveillance needs, and air traffic management. The talk will address interesting considerations within nominal and off-nominal scenarios.

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US Cargo Systems is Bronze Partner of UCA Conference

US Cargo Systems

US Cargo Systems is a worldwide leader in the design and development of Cargo Handling and Aerial Delivery Systems.

We are proud of our over 50 year heritage serving countless commercial and military aircraft customers with leading edge technologies. Our sales and engineering teams have worked directly with nearly all Aircraft OEM’s as a Tier 1 supplier, as well as with major freight integrators.

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Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference welcomes Geoconnexion as Media Partner

GeoConnexion

Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference welcomes Geoconnexion as Media Partner.

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Is urban drone delivery energy efficient?

Kirschstein

According to a new study conducted at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg by Dr Thomas Kirschstein, drones consume comparatively high amounts of energy in densely populated areas, and their range is strongly influenced by wind conditions. In rural areas, however, they may be able to compete with diesel-powered delivery vans. The study has been published in the journal “Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment”.

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