Network Centric Transponders for Airspace Integration of UAVs

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: NND06AA05C
Agency Tracking Number: 041147
Amount: $598,303.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2006
Solicitation Year: 2004
Solicitation Topic Code: A3.01
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
3226 S.W. Timberlake Ln., Topeka, KS, 66614-4515
DUNS: 108339966
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Tom Sherwood
 Principal Investigator
 (785) 979-1113
Business Contact
 Tom Sherwood
Title: President
Phone: (785) 979-1113
Research Institution
A method and device for situational awareness for unmanned air vehicles is presented. This enables integration of UAVs into the national airspace in a safe manner, equivalent to the level of safety of manned aircraft. Phase I results are presented and discussed. Phase II plans are discussed in detail. The Phase II will culminate in flight tests of the proposed gear. Alignment with national initiatives such as Access5 is discussed.

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