Oklahoma State University (OSU) and Vigilant Aerospace Systems conducted an autonomous, long-distance flight of a small fixed-wing drone using Vigilant’s unmanned traffic management (UTM) and active detect-and-avoid system to monitor the aircraft. The Oct. 8 flight of a Believer hobby aircraft was the first full use of the university’s FAA-authorized unmanned aircraft systems corridor for flying drones beyond visual line of sight of an operator, Vigilant said. The twin-motor, ...

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