Airspace

Urbi et Orbi

May 9, 2018 0

NASA has signed a second space act agreement with Uber Technologies to further explore concepts and technologies related to urban air mobility (UAM) to ensure a safe and efficient system for future air transportation in […]

Airspace

Raytheon partners US drone airspace corridor

May 8, 2018 0

The Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance has selected Raytheon as a key partner in the development of America’s first and most advanced unmanned aircraft system-testing airspace corridor in New York state. Raytheon’s Intelligence, Information and Services […]

Airspace

FAA expands drone airspace permit system

May 1, 2018 0

The United States’ Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has begun expanding an automated system that will ultimately provide near real-time processing of airspace authorisation requests for unmanned aircraft (UAS) operators nationwide. The FAA is now phasing in a […]

Airspace

ICAO calls for innovative drone airspace management solutions

April 10, 2018 0

ICAO has begun the consultative work needed to establish low-altitude traffic management guidance for domestic unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to make drone deliveries, inspections and even autonomous flying taxis near term realities. Recognisng that an agreed […]

UAS/Drones

America's FAA seeking more LAANC suppliers

April 4, 2018 0

The Federal Aviation Administration is looking for more suppliers for the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC). LAANC is a foundation for developing the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management System (UTM). In October, the FAA deployed […]

UAS/Drones

Testing,Testing

March 27, 2018 0

NASA’s UTM programme has completed TCL 3 testing at the FAA-Designated Nevada UAS Test Site, reports the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS). NIAS, which manages the Nevada UAS Test Sites, together with its NASA Unmanned […]

Airspace

SESAR sets out drone integration roadmap

March 21, 2018 0

Drones must respect today’s operational procedures for manned aircraft and not become a danger or burden to people, property or other aircraft, according to a new European roadmap that envisages how best to safely integrate unmanned […]

Airspace User

FAA outlines impact of new airspace entrants

March 19, 2018 0

Small hobby drones will more than double from the current level of 1.1 million units to 2.4 million by 2022 while the commercial drone fleet is set to grow from 110,604 in 2017 to 451,800. […]