uAvionics, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma receive BVLOS drone OK
Drone avionics tech specialist uAvionix has announced its detect and avoid systems have received the second Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorization for beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) drone flights in as many weeks, this time in partnership with the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma (CNO).
Montana-based uAvionix said the CNO had received the BVLOS approval using the company’s SkyLine software and SkyLink hardware on drones in the Choctaw Emerging Aviation Technology Center UAS Test Range. The FAA authorization was the second of the kind uAvionics tech was accorded, following a similar all-clear from the agency on January 9 for operations in North Dakota’s statewide Vantis UAV network.
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After demonstrating uAvionix’s SkyLine command and control management platform, and detect and avoid sensors enabling pilots to electronically monitor airspaces around their…