Avionics

FAA grants STC certification for uAvionix tailBeacon ADS-B OUT

September 17, 2019 0

uAvionix has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for its tailBeacon integrated rear position light ADS-B OUT solution. Much like its skyBeacon, the tailBeacon has been optimised for ease of installation times […]

UAS/Drones

NEXA Capital launches Urban Air Mobility Geomatics

September 12, 2019 0

NEXA Capital Partners has launched Urban Air Mobility Geomatics, LLC, a new business intelligence entity to accelerate much-needed investment into eVTOL flight through analytical tools and advanced models, supported by geospatial data and business case […]

Safety

Altitude Angel launches CAA-backed Just Culture reporting system

September 4, 2019 0

Altitude Angel, the world’s foremost UTM (Unmanned Traffic Management) provider, is launching the world’s first ‘just culture’ incident reporting system for drone pilots and operators. With no industry-wide function currently available for drone pilots and […]

UAS/Drones

UPP, UPP & Away

September 1, 2019 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), NASA and their partners in a pilot programme that is laying the groundwork for an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) traffic management system this summer demonstrated how such a system can […]

SESAR

Upwardly Mobile

August 30, 2019 0

The final SESAR JU Gulf of Finland (GOF) U-space demonstration has taken place in Helsinki, Finland, showing how integrated Air Traffic Management (ATM) and Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) systems enable urban air mobility. Volocopter performed […]

UAS/Drones

Airbus Aerial to fly urban BVLOS UAS in North Dakota

August 23, 2019 0

Airbus Aerial has been granted a waiver by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to conduct Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) operations in Grand Forks, North Dakota without the need for […]

UAS/Drones

NEXA UAM study sets 20-year market value of $318 billion

August 20, 2019 0

A comprehensive year-long study – Urban Air Mobility—Economics and Global Markets – forecasts a $318 billion market that will grow exponentially to service an estimated 1.3 billion passengers in 74 cities over the next two […]

UAS/Drones

AirMap debuts dynamic flight plan modification capabilities

August 19, 2019 0

Low-altitude airspace is complex and dynamic due to a myriad of factors including weather, airspace regulations and advisories, and a variety of manned and unmanned aircraft. One important prerequisite to scaling large-scale commercial operations of […]

Innovation

Swiss deploy drone flight information management system

August 13, 2019 0

skyguide, the Swiss air navigation service provider, and the drone airspace intelligence platform provider AirMap,  in partnership with the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA), have deployed the Swiss U-space flight information management system […]