Airspace

Australia’s Airservices readies for RPAS growth, integration

July 18, 2019 0

Australia’s air navigation service provider Airservices believes it is expertly positioned to act as honest broker between all stakeholders as the growth of new players transforms the nation’s airspace. Michelle Bennetts, executive general manager of customer […]

Airports

FlightAware applies predictive technology at Frankfurt

July 10, 2019 0

Fraport will begin using real-time predictive runway arrival times, so called ‘ELDTs’ (Estimated Landing Times) delivered via FlightAware’s Firehose feed as an additional data source in the further optimisation of airport operations at their home […]

Surveillance

Aireon Alert goes live!

July 9, 2019 0

Aireon and the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) have announced that the Aireon Aircraft Location and Emergency Response Tracking (ALERT) service is officially live. As the first system of its kind in public service, Aireon ALERT provides air navigation […]

UAS/Drones

ASTM provides technical drones, autonomy guidance

July 4, 2019 0

Standards body ASTM International has published its first-ever technical report to serve as a guide, providing a framework for terminology and requirements for increasingly autonomous and complex aviation systems. “The aviation community is adopting more […]

People

Precisionhawk chief to lead FAA’s drone advisors

May 21, 2019 0

US transport secretary Elaine Chao has appointed Michael Chasen, the chief executive of PrecisionHawk, to lead the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) as its chairman. Chasen assumes the role immediately and will […]

SESAR

SESAR GOF U-space demonstrations to begin in June

May 17, 2019 0

The SESAR Joint Undertaking Gulf of Finland (GOF) U-space project in Estonia and Finland will enter an important phase with the start of the first demonstrations in June. Seven advanced drone operational scenarios including both […]

Airspace

Drone industry must harness European airspace expertise

May 7, 2019 0

Safety and conspicuity must be at the heart of moves to address the rapidly increasing use of drones, building on and drawing from Europe’s excellent safety record and ensuring today’s high standards are maintained, according […]