TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 144: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) at Airports: A Primer provides airports of all sizes with information about unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and their potential use and impact on airports. The report includes a glossary of key terms, a background on the current state of UAS operations, UAS costs and benefits to airports, regulatory and community considerations, UAS infrastructure and operational considerations, UAS safety and security issues, and more.
Table of Contents
|Chapter 1 - Unmanned Aircraft Systems at Airports||1-5|
|Chapter 2 - Introduction to UAS||6-10|
|Chapter 3 - Airport Lessons Learned||11-16|
|Chapter 4 - Costs and Benefits to Airports||17-24|
|Chapter 5 - Regulatory and Community Considerations||25-33|
|Chapter 6 - UAS Infrastructure Considerations||34-36|
|Chapter 7 - UAS Operational Considerations||37-43|
|Chapter 8 - UAS Safety and Security||44-48|
|Chapter 9 - Moving Forward and Conclusions||49-51|
|Appendix A - UAS References for Airports||52-55|
|Appendix B - Modes of UAS Operations||56-65|
|Appendix C - UAS Checklists and Unique Procedures||66-67|
|Appendix D - UAS Airport Safety Information||68-69|
|Appendix E - Acronyms and Glossary of Key Terms||70-78|
|Appendix F - References||79-81|
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