Concept of Operations for Personal Remote Sensing Unmanned Aerial Systems

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Abstract

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) have rapidly grown into a significant part of the world-wide aviation budget. However, regulations and official standards have lagged significantly. Within the U.S., there has been significant pressure to develop the regulations to allow commercial and governmental agencies to utilize UASs within the National Airspace System (NAS). The authors propose a concept of operation document that incorporates existing regulations and ensures an acceptable level of performance based on experience with a Personal Remote Sensing (PRS) Unmanned Aerial System (UAS).

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Unmanned Aerial System Concept of operations Benchmark performance Airworthiness Personal Remote Sensing Air safety NAS 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Self-Organizing and Intelligent Systems, Department of Electrical & Computer EngineeringUtah State UniversityLoganUSA

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