Innovation

Thales to head European geofencing solutions research

March 20, 2019 0

Thales is to manage a European research project supported by Aeromapper, AirMap, Atechsys and SPH Engineering to develop new services for safe, efficient and secure airspace access for a large number of drones. SESAR Joint […]

Airspace

Altitude Angel user portal to deploy at six trial UK airports

March 13, 2019 0

Altitude Angel‘s airspace authorisation toolkit which provides the functionality behind the NATS Airspace User Portal (AUP) giving air navigation service providers the ability to process and automate requests to operate drones within ATZs has successfully […]

Surveillance

Airmap, Honeywell develop cost-effective tracking solution

March 13, 2019 0

AirMap and Honeywell are to develop a cost-effective drone tracking solution to provide airspace safety authorities with situational awareness of manned and unmanned aircraft operations within an airspace system. Together, the companies will develop a […]

UAS/Drones

AirMap, ANS CR partner to enable smart drone integration

March 12, 2019 0

World ATM Congress 2019  Drone airspace management platform AirMap is working with Air Navigation Services of the Czech Republic (ANS CR) nationwide in partnership with UpVision to enable SmartSky, the country’s strategy to enable and […]

Corporate

Italy’s ENAV to lead new drone manager business D-Flight

February 28, 2019 0

ENAV has launched its D-Flight U-space platform to provide unmanned traffic management (UTM) services for drones together with Leonardo, Telespazio and IDS-Ingegneria Dei Sistemi. Following a share capital increase amounting to €6.6 million, ENAV will […]

Airports

UK extends drone exclusion zone around airports from March 13

February 25, 2019 0

The British Government has issued new legislation to extend the ‘no-fly’ zone around UK airports, banning drones from flying within 5km of runways. The new exclusion zone will be increased by several kilometres, including banning drone flight […]

Navigation

GAUSS to analyse Galileo, EGNOS benefits in drone operations

January 11, 2019 0

Galileo and EGNOS could play a significant role in any future European Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) framework in terms of providing the vital integrity and accuracy for drones. A recent GSA (European Global Navigation Satellite Systems […]