Drones, UAVs and RPAVs - what can they do and what are the challenges? Get the real facts on the revolution in unmanned aviation in both civil and military guises with these two FREE articles from the November edition of AEROSPACE magazine.
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In the first article from the November edition of AEROSPACE, the RAeS's Air Power Group considers the issues of armed unmanned aircraft and ethics on the battlefield. Should UAV's like the RAF's Reaper be treated differently to manned aircraft, or if not, why not?
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The civil 'drone' debate
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Sky-Futures are one of a new breed of professional civil UAS operators. (Sky-Futures).[/caption]
In the second article from the November AEROSPACE issue, TIM ROBINSON
reports from a recent RAeS Conference on the challenges of growth for civil UAVs. Big opportunities for growth are forecast - but the conference also highlighted the challenges such as safety, privacy and certification.
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