UAS/Drones

Airbus, AUVSI call for urban air standards 

April 25, 2017 1

A3 by Airbus, the advanced projects and partnerships outpost of Airbus in Silicon Valley, is preparing to launch a real-time system trajectory management project that could one day allow airborne vehicles of all sizes and classes […]

Innovation

Hanover receives FAA drone use approval

April 24, 2017 0

The US town of Hanover has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its drone programme, the first municipality in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to have licensed pilots and a FAA approved Air […]

UAS/Drones

Drones delay dozens of flights in Sichuan

April 21, 2017 0

Air traffic at China’s fourth busiest international airport in Chengdu were seriously disrupted in mid-April, according to media reports. According to Sichuan’s public security department, a total of 23 flights leaving Chengdu were delayed, and […]

Innovation

SingPost becomes Airbus Skyways partner

April 19, 2017 0

Airbus Helicopters is collaborating with Singapore Post (SingPost) as its logistics partner for the innovative Skyways parcel delivery project. The MoU was signed at the inaugural Rotorcraft Asia exhibition taking place in Singapore by Jean-Brice […]

Airspace

European thinking on drone integration advances

April 18, 2017 0

New drone technology solutions such as detect and avoid will benefit the world of manned aviation, eventually replacing or at least complementing the ‘see and avoid’ principle on which today’s aviation safety is based, according […]

Avionics

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 […]

UAS/Drones

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 […]

CAAs/ANSPs

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 […]