NASA conducts ‘out of sight’ drone tests

October 24, 2016 0

A team from NASA’s Ames Research Center on October 19 flew four uncrewed aircraft – commonly called drones – at Reno-Stead Airport in Reno, Nevada, in a bid to safely integrate drones into the national airspace. […]


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 […]


Disruptive Influences

October 10, 2016 0

What will the future look like, what influences will prevail and how best to start preparing for new business models? Aimée Turner assesses industry opinion in the latest issue of Air Traffic Management. Someone once […]


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 […]


Global UTM association elects first directors

July 28, 2016 0

The newly founded Global UTM Association has elected its first board of directors. The board is composed of nine members: Jonathan Evans (Skyward) as president, Christian Struwe (DJI) as vice president, Lorenzo Murzili (Swiss FOCA) […]


Europe moves to head unmanned ATM policy

May 9, 2016 0

Following on from NASA’s original idea, more than 60 organisations have taken part in the first European UTM Day in Geneva. Download your copy of Air Traffic Management using the free app! The UTM Day […]


Harris launches Xtend drone safety system

May 4, 2016 0

Harris is fielding what it is calling the most comprehensive solution yet to increase the safety of drones and other unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) flying at low altitudes in US airspace. Download your copy of […]


Pace of change hampering airspace segregation

May 3, 2016 0

The United States’ Federal Aviation Administration insists it has no current plan to reclassify low-altitude airspace to accommodate small drones, according to AIN. Speaking during an Airspace Integration and Policy Panel conference in New Orleans, […]


NASA puts UTM drone ATM through stress test

April 22, 2016 0

NASA together with the United States Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) have conducted the first and largest demonstration of its UAS traffic management (UTM) research platform which saw 22 drones flown simultaneously to assess rural operations. […]