Airspace

Thales ECOSystem readies for UTM LAANC launch

June 21, 2019 0

Thales will be launching its ECOSystem Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability service this summer to support the FAA in giving drone users automated access to controlled airspace. The FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 requires that […]

Airspace

NLR integrates SkyGuardian into European ATM 

June 18, 2019 0

The Netherlands Research Laboratory (NLR) has helped General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA‑ASI) conduct a simulated flight demonstration of a MQ-9B SkyGuardian RPA to demonstrate how it could operate in a busy airport just like a manned aircraft. […]

Airports

FAA expands LAANC more airspace access for drones

May 27, 2019 0

The US Federal Aviation Administration is to expand the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) programme to more than 100 new control towers and airports. Read More About LAANC The LAANC programme has been developed to […]

Airspace

Drone industry must harness European airspace expertise

May 7, 2019 0

Safety and conspicuity must be at the heart of moves to address the rapidly increasing use of drones, building on and drawing from Europe’s excellent safety record and ensuring today’s high standards are maintained, according […]

Airspace

Bulatsa, UkSATSE to work on Black Sea airspace safety

April 23, 2019 0

Ukraine’s UkSATSE and its Bulgarian counterpart Bulatsa are examining ways to expand their partnership. UkSATSE director Dmitry Babaychuk and Bulatsa chief executive Georgy Peev recently met at UkSATSE headquarters to discuss the further strengthening of […]