UAS/Drones

Thales to enable advanced drone operations in North Dakota

November 17, 2020 0

Thales has successfully completed the preliminary design review for the key site implementation of Vantis, the statewide unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) network, for BVLOS operations in western North Dakota. Thales will deploy surveillance and communications […]

CAAs/ANSPs

First insights from DFS drone detection tests

November 9, 2020 0

DFS, the German air navigation service provider, together with its project partners – the operators of Frankfurt Airport (Fraport AG) and Munich Airport (Flughafen München GmbH) – has concluded a large-scale test of drone detection […]

UAS/Drones

Honeywell Acquires Ballard Unmanned Systems

October 16, 2020 0

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has acquired assets from privately held Ballard Unmanned Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southborough, Mass.-based Ballard Power Systems Inc. Ballard Unmanned Systems designs and produces industry-leading, stored-hydrogen proton exchange membrane fuel […]

CAAs/ANSPs

uAvionix Receives Patent for UAS Remote Identification

October 9, 2020 1

uAvionix, a pioneer in communications, navigation, and surveillance avionics for unmanned systems, today announced it has been granted a new patent critical to safe and secure integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into National Airspace […]

Airspace User

FABEC replaces zigzag flight paths with optimised routes

October 8, 2020 0

Functional Airspace Block Europe Central (FABEC) horizontal flight efficiency reached 96.72% in 2019, indicating flights in FABEC airspace flew close to ideal trajectories and approached their maximum possible efficiency. This is the equivalent of adding […]