US government quietly kills autonomous vehicle committee

US government quietly kills autonomous vehicle committee It was supposed to help the government shape federal policy around self-driving cars. Mariella Moon 08.10.19 AkaratPhasura via Getty Images The Department of Transportation’s Advisory Committee on Automation in Transportation (ACAT) hasn’t been active since it was formed in 2017. And it won’t be active anytime in the […]

Sixth-generation fighters and the future of air supremacy

Sixth-generation fighters and the future of air supremacy David Szondy  August 9th, 2019 Lasers will be part of the armament suite of the  sixth-generation fighter(Credit: AFRL) The world of aerospace is full of buzzwords and phrases and one that’s been getting a lot of attention in military aircraft circles is “sixth-generation fighters.” Rather than an F-35 or a Typhoon […]

UPS Flight Foward Drone Delivery

UPS Flight Foward Drone Delivery Debra Cleghorn July 24, 2019 UPS has applied for Part 135 certification from the US Federal Aviation Administration to operate commercial drone flights under a subsidiary called UPS Flight Forward. The subsidiary is an incorporated business that could receive certification as early as this year, making UPS the first fully-certified […]