Insitu, University of Alaska Fairbanks receive FAA approval for UAS flights

Boeing´s subsidiary Insitu and the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), have announced that as partners in the UAS Integration Pilot Program (IPP), they have received FAA approval for routine unmanned beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) test flights in Alaska, the companies said.

The UAF Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration (ACUASI) is working with Insitu and other partners to safely test and fly BVLOS flights as well as nighttime flights to help integrate UAS into the National Airspace System (NAS), at or below an altitude of 400 feet.

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University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) is a partners in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) UAS Integration Pilot Program (IPP).