Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance

Leading the research and deployment technologies
for safe UAS operations in the nation's airspace.

UTM: Opening Up the Airspace for Long-Distance Flights

December 31, 2017

For unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to realize their full potential commercially, they must be able to undertake missions beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS) of their operators. This capability will open up a whole new world of opportunities for unmanned aircraft firms, particularly in industries like oil and gas, utilities and emergency response.