FAA will evaluate technology to detect unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) near airports under a Pathfinder program with developer CACI International. Testifying before the House Subcommittee on Aviation Oct. 7, FAA deputy administrator Michael Whitaker said the technology will detect radio signals between the UAV and its operator within five miles of an airport. Congressman Peter DeFazio said the CACI technology has been used by the military and can pinpoint the UAV operator. “It can ...

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