Leonardo debuts new system for civilian drones

March 7, 2017 0

World ATM Congress Leonardo is ready to deploy its automated system for unmanned air traffic management in very low-level urban airspace up to 150 metres above the ground. The new system, the latest in a […]


Nokia to develop UAE drone ops system

November 23, 2016 0

Nokia and the United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) have entered into a strategic collaboration to develop an end-to-end UAS ecosystem that will make the UAE the first country in the world to […]


PANSA to support border BVLOS drones

November 18, 2016 0

Poland’s air navigation services provider PANSA has signed an agreement with its national Border Force to improve how drone operations can help secure the country’s eastern border. Current regulations restrict the operation of flights of unmanned […]


NASA plans first BVLOS drone demonstration

October 13, 2016 0

NASA partners will fly five unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) beyond visual line-of-sight of their operators, to test planning, tracking and alerting capabilities of NASA’s UAS traffic management (UTM) research platform. The first test of NASA’s […]


Nokia launches Space 23 airport drone trial

September 28, 2016 0

Nokia is to use Space 53, Europe’s first dedicated testing facility for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) at Twente Airport, near Enschede in the Netherlands to develop and trial its UAV Traffic Management (UTM) system using […]


Above & Beyond

August 16, 2016 0

Greg Murray of Aviation Advocacy mulls what Europe and the US could learn from Africa about drones Last month Amazon announced that it would be partnering up with the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to test its […]


Burning Issue

November 30, 2015 0

Jim Williams discusses the burning issues of unmanned aircraft systems integration into the US national airspace Unmanned aircraft represent the most disruptive technology to come to aviation since the jet engine. A disruptive technology is […]


Eurocontrol outlines regional UAV activity

July 5, 2013 0

Fifteen European nations are now conducting visual line of sight (VLOS) operations on a regular basis, either through national regulation or special authorisation. Some states are also allowing below visual line of sight (BVLOS) operations […]