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AUVSI 2017: Lessons to learn from manned aviation

10th May 2017 - 21:20 GMT | by Richard Thomas in Dallas


Commercial unmanned operations could benefit by analysing safety and regulatory requirements of manned aviation and incorporating some process into their business, according to Jon Damush, VP and general manager of commercial at UAS manufacturer Insitu.

Last year the FAA announced the formation of a 'broad-based' drone advisory committee to advise on key unmanned aircraft integration issues. Boeing Insitu is one a number of major OEMs that sit on the committee.

Speaking to Shephard at AUVSI's Xponential on 10 May, Damush said that for commercial operators there were challenges were on the certification side of the industry and safety case analysis.

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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