CAAs/ANSPs

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 […]

Innovation

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 […]

Airports

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 […]

Innovation

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 […]

Avionics

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 […]

News

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 […]