AirMap has partnered with Skyguide, the Swiss air navigation service provider, to develop and deploy a national drone traffic management system (UTM—unmanned aircraft systems traffic management) for Switzerland. The announcement followed AirMap’s 2017 U-space demonstration with Skyguide. Switzerland already hosts the world’s first autonomous drone delivery network, in Zurich, and since 2013, drone flight requests […]
Drohnen fliegen sicher und außerhalb der Sichtweite im urbanen Umfeld. Wie? U-Space System messen die Umgebungsvariablen und entscheiden ob der Flug durchgeführt werden kann. Video des UAVDACH Mitglieds AIRMAP zeigt eindrucksvoll wie
NASA will host a teleconference for members of the media and aviation industry at 4 p.m. EDT on Thursday, June 28, to discuss the details and preliminary results of the agency’s first large-scale, remotely piloted aircraft flight in the national airspace using detect and avoid technology to fly without a safety chase aircraft. NASA’s Ikhana […]
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The World Economic Forum, the international organization for public-private cooperation, has created the Drone Innovators Network as a platform to bring together pioneering aviation authorities to share research, best practices and innovative new policies. The mission of the network, the first of its kind, is to inspire and accelerate the responsible use of drones across […]
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Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd and Unifly N.V have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in the field of Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) systems. The MoU covers both research and development, and a joint market approach to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS, or drone) management. The global market for UAS is growing rapidly as drones […]
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The ability to perform natural drone operations inside the normal manned operations at an airport has been duly proved at Pori airport in Finland, last May 17th. For 13 hours, CanardDrones, ANS Finland and Unifly worked together performing six 40 minutes inspection batches in full coordination and with full reliability of all systems. During this […]
GE introduced AiRXOS a new company helping to accelerate the safe, efficient, scalable integration of air and ground space for manned and unmanned vehicles. AiRXOS helps government agencies, regional aviation authorities and private sector operators manage and meet the increasing demand for sophisticated and safe Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) operations. AiRXOS is a wholly-owned subsidiary […]
Canadian commercial drone operator, IN-FLIGHT Data, this week is embarking upon Canada’s largest BVLOS (Beyond Visual-Line-Of-Sight) UAS Operations trial to date, with support from senseFly, the industry’s leading provider of professional mapping drones and a commercial drone subsidiary of Parrot Group. The project’s goal is to demonstrate that BVLOS UAS flights can be conducted safely […]
Leonardo has been selected by ENAV, the company that manages civilian air traffic in Italy, as its industrial partner for the development of an air traffic control system for unmanned aircraft and for the provision of related services. Leonardo will lead the industrial team that includes subsidiary Telespazio and IDS – Ingegneria Dei Sistemi. In detail, ENAV will set up a new company for […]
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The UK air traffic management service provider, NATS, has announced it has invested in Aireon, the company pioneering a space-based air traffic surveillance service set to revolutionise the aviation industry. Through a network of 66 low earth orbiting Iridium NEXT satellites, AireonS will monitor the location of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) equipped aircraft flying anywhere in the […]