Help PUCA member with this survey.

Mark Patrick Collins is a Ph.D student at Capitol Technology University and Associate Professor Unmanned Systems from Indiana State University. and is member of PUCA.

He is conducting a survey for his dissertation and would like your input.  The aim of his research is to investigate the requirements for large unmanned cargo aircraft (LUCA) operations and to evaluate the anticipated needs of the FAA to support the integration of LUCA airline flights in the National Airspace Systems (NAS).  This survey should not take longer than 15 minutes to complete.

PhD Dissertation Title: Large Unmanned Cargo Airline (LUCA): Operation Requirements and Integration into the National Airspace (NAS)

LARGE UNMANNED CARGO AIRLINE OPERATION REQUIREMENTS AND INTEGRATION INTO THE NATIONAL AIRSPACE (NAS)

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Large unmanned cargo aircraft (LUCA) will be defined as unmanned aircraft carrying 100-25,000 pounds and with a range of 200-10,000 miles.

PURPOSE OF STUDY The aim of the present research is twofold: To investigate requirements for LUCA airline operations and to evaluate the anticipated needs of the FAA to support integration of LUCA airline flights into NAS.   DATA COLLECTION You are requested to participate in the study by completing an online questionnaire and/or an interview for the enquiry into requirements for LUCA airline operations and integration of LUCA airline operations into NAS. The questionnaire should take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete while the interviews last about 1 hour. The interviews will be recorded by audio taping.

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