The Future for Civilian UAV Operations

Kille, Tarryn ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4029-5865 and Bates, Paul R. and Lee, Seung Yong and Kille, David Murray (2020) The Future for Civilian UAV Operations. In: Research Anthology on Reliability and Safety in Aviation Systems, Spacecraft, and Air Transport. IGI Publishing (IGI Global), Hershey, United States, pp. 1588-1601. ISBN 9781799853572


Abstract

The future looks bright for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Their ability to carry sophisticated imaging equipment attached to lightweight vehicles, to hover in position despite incremental weather conditions, to fly simple missions, and takeoff and land automatically, combined with their comparatively (compared to manned aircraft) lower investment and operational costs has driven a paradigm shift in the history of air transport. This chapter is organized around six themes that underscore the current discourse regarding the future of UAVs in civilian commercial operations, as well as highlighting the discussions of the previous chapters regarding policy and certification, technology, training, social and economic forces, air cargo, and the effect of UAVs on other sectors of the air transport industry.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Commerce (1 Jul 2013 - 17 Jan 2021)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Commerce (1 Jul 2013 - 17 Jan 2021)
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2020 01:46
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2021 03:34
Uncontrolled Keywords: Civilian UAVs, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Commercial UAV Operations
Fields of Research (2008): 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1507 Transportation and Freight Services > 150701 Air Transportation and Freight Services
Fields of Research (2020): 35 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 3509 Transportation, logistics and supply chains > 350901 Air transportation and freight services
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970115 Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-5357-2
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/39848

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