A salvo of increasingly complex tests of unmanned aircraft using newly developed air traffic management aids and conflict-avoidance tools for smaller unmanned air vehicles flying beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) are uncovering the realistic factors that will affect large-scale multivehicle operations.  In a test of 11 different types of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) at Nevada’s Reno Stead Airport in mid-October, NASA found that relatively small perturbations with ...

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