UAS Integration into Civil Airspace


Policy, Regulations and Strategy

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<p><b>Explores current Unmanned Air Systems policies with a view to developing a common airspace access and integration strategy</b></p> <p><i>UAS Integration into Civil Airspace: Policy, Regulations and Strategy</i> examines the current state of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) airspace access and integration around the world, focusing on the efforts that have produced a regulatory response to the demand for access. This analysis provides the architecture for a common strategic and analytical thread that can serve as a template for the entire community, as well as for regulators and policymakers who must balance the needs and demands of UAS users with the general public&rsquo;s right to safe skies and privacy. An understanding of the market forces and business cases that are fuelling the development of the technology is also covered in a focus on the economics of the industry.</p> <p>The book presents a strategy for airspace access and integration that will facilitate humanitarian, environmental, social and security uses of unmanned aircraft systems on a global scale.</p> <p>Key features:</p> <ul> <li>Discusses existing policies and regulations from nations around the world for flying Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in civil airspace.</li> <li>Examines the current status of technological developments and explores the technological potential in the years to come.</li> <li>Presents a comprehensive airspace integration strategy that balances the many conflicting interests in the UAS world, with due regard for safety, utility and affordability.</li> </ul> <p><i>UAS Integration into Civil Airspace: Policy, Regulations and Strategy</i> is essential reading for all professionals involved in UAS industry, as well as students in mechanical engineering and law.</p>