Monday, July 11, 2016
The Operator Performance Laboratory (OPL), a unit of the College of Engineering's Center for Computer-Aided Design, has collaborated with Rockwell Collins in successfully controlling
“Collaboration between private and public sectors is critical to ensuring the success of commercial UAS in the NAS,” said Thomas Schnell, professor of mechanical and industrial engineering and director of OPL, which provided two TBM-3M, aka “Ferox”, UAS for the flight testing.
In the coming weeks, Rockwell Collins plans to conduct its next UAS test flight, continuing to extend the range of safe beyond visual line of sight operations.
For more on the testing and the program, go to http://www.rockwellcollins.com/Data/News/2016-Cal-Yr/GS/FY16GSNR45-UASBVLOS.aspx.