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AUVSI 2012: Rockwell Collins looking to enable airspace integration

8th August 2012 - 00:52 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Las Vegas

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Following the decision by the FAA to require US national airspace to be open by 2015, Rockwell Collins is utilising its experience in developing secure UAV components to aid in the transition for the commercial market.

With this new requirement unmanned systems will be able to fly in unrestricted national airspace, which has caused concern to the public, David Schreck, director of UAS and control technologies for government systems at Rockwell Collins told Shephard.

'We look at it as a tremendous opportunity,' Schrek explained. 'A lot of what we can do will put the public's minds at rest.'

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Beth Stevenson

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Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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