Altitude Angel’s LAANC service available to US users

July 24, 2019 0

 Unmanned traffic management (UTM) technology provider Altitude Angel has expanded access to its implantation of the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) service in its products, meaning its US-based commercial drone pilots can now […]


US drone system LAANC expands to include recreational flyers

July 24, 2019 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has started expanding the Low Altitude Authorization and Capability (LAANC) system to include recreational flyers. The US aviation agency said this action will significantly increase the ability of drone pilots to gain […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]