Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP) has successfully
completed the first beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) drone operation using
only onboard detect-and-avoid systems.
The flight marks the first time under Part 107 the FAA has
authorized an operation to fly BVLOS without a requirement for visual observers
or a ground-based radar. The FAA’s approval for the flight was granted based on
the utilization of Iris Automation’s detect-and-avoid system, called Casia,
which provides commercial...