FAA, industry team on UAS sense-and-avoid

March 29, 2017 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and partners Northrop Grumman and ACSS, an L3 and Thales business, have conducted a series of successful flight tests of the sense-and-avoid avionics system for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). The flight tests led by […]


FAA outlines LAANC automated drone tool

March 29, 2017 0

US aviation authorities could allow drones to be operated within five miles of an airport and in controlled airspace subject to altitude restrictions. AINonline.com reports that Federal Aviation Administration Air Traffic Organisation chief Teri Bristol […]


ANZ seeks partner to manage drone traffic

March 22, 2017 0

Airways New Zealand is seeking potential partners to develop an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) traffic management (UTM) system. Read the UTM dossier Airways said it recognised the emerging drone industry in New Zealand and the potential […]


Lloyds insurers push for primary drone law

March 16, 2017 0

Primary legislation should be introduced in order to align the regulation of drone operations with those of manned aircraft, according to an influential insurance group. The Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA) aviation committee has submitted a […]


Leidos pilots new service for unmanned aircraft

March 16, 2017 0

Leidos Flight Service has created an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) service that helps safeguard the airspace by sending automatic notifications of unmanned aircraft operations to relevant groups. The Leidos UAS Notification Service is being tested as […]


Rakuten, AirMap in Japanese UTM platform JV

March 15, 2017 0

Japanese internet services business Rakuten and drone management platform AirMap, have formed a joint venture, Rakuten AirMap to provide Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) solutions to drone operators and airspace managers in Japan. Through the joint […]


DSNA Services, Aveillant team on counter-UAV

March 10, 2017 0

World ATM Congress  Aveillant are to partner with France’s DSNA Services to develop a complete counter-drone surveillance solution capable of detection, identification, and tracking within a radius of five kilometres. The UK business which developed the […]


Thales, Unifly launch ECOsystem UTM

March 7, 2017 0

World ATM Congress Thales has launched ECOsystem UTM, an advanced solution for Unmanned Aerial System Traffic Management (UTM), built with key technology from partner Unifly. The companies will leverage Thales’s expertise in air traffic management, […]