The disclosure is directed to systems and methods for collision avoidance of aerial vehicles. More particularly, the disclosure is directed to systems and methods for avoiding collisions between manned aerial vehicles and unmanned aerial vehicles. The unmanned aerial vehicle includes a low power RF beacon which transmits signals over a predefined frequency monitored by manned aerial vehicles.
Independent Claim 1. An unmanned aerial vehicle comprising a RF beacon which transmits audio signals over a predefined frequency monitored by manned aerial vehicles.
Independent Claim 13. A system comprising: an unmanned aerial vehicleand a RF beacon mounted to the unmanned aerial vehicle, wherein the RF beacon comprises a power level of about 10 mW, transmits audio signals capable of breaking a squelch of a communication system of a manned aerial vehicle, and remains in a transmitting mode during flight operations.