4. Regulations and Requirements

  1. Plamen Angelov
  1. Xavier Prats,
  2. Jorge Ramírez,
  3. Luis Delgado and
  4. Pablo Royo

Published Online: 11 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119964049.ch4

Sense and Avoid in UAS: Research and Applications

Sense and Avoid in UAS: Research and Applications

How to Cite

Prats, X., Ramírez, J., Delgado, L. and Royo, P. (2012) Regulations and Requirements, in Sense and Avoid in UAS: Research and Applications (ed P. Angelov), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119964049.ch4

Editor Information

  1. School of Computing and Communications, Lancaster University, UK

Author Information

  1. Technical University of Catalonia, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470979754

Online ISBN: 9781119964049



  • regulatory issues and human factors;
  • regulations, requirements;
  • collision avoidance, as last resort manoeuvre;
  • flight performance;
  • ELOS safety representation;
  • conventional aviation regulations, safety paramount;
  • safety representation of TLS;
  • SAA system requirements for UAS;
  • UAS degree of automation, key factor in SAA capability;
  • human factors, and situational awareness


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background Information

  • Existing Regulations and Standards

  • Sense and Avoid Requirements

  • Human Factors and Situational Awareness Considerations

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References