Unmanned Vehicles

Northern Plains granted flight upgrade

20th January 2017 - 13:00 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in London

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The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted the Northern Plains UAS test site in North Dakota authorisation to fly large UAVs beyond-line-of-sight (BLOS), starting with the MQ-1 Predator (pictured). 

Granted on 1 January, the Certificate of Waiver or Authorization (COA) will allow BLOS testing to be carried out ...

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