Embry-Riddle University Selected as Part of FAA's Center of Excellence for UAS

May 11, 2015

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the ASSURE Coalition have been selected by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as the nation's new Center of Excellence in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).

As a co-founder of ASSURE (Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence), Embry-Riddle will be the technical lead in UAS airport ground operations, UAS pilot and crew training and co-lead in command and communication research. Embry-Riddle will also provide research support in the areas of detect-and-avoid, human factors, air traffic control interoperability, air traffic management, low-altitude operations, wake separation and noise reduction.

ASSURE's mission is to provide the FAA with the research it needs to quickly, safely and efficiently integrate unmanned aerial systems into the National Airspace System with minimal changes to the current system. The ASSURE alliance will be managed by Mississippi State University.

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