UAS/Drones

New Thinking on UAS Traffic Management

October 22, 2018 0

Back in 2015 at the Air Traffic Control Association’s annual meeting, I heard a presentation by Google’s Dave Vos on small unmanned aerial systems (UAS), writes US industry expert Bob Poole. To the surprise of […]

News

FAA approves nine LAANC service providers

October 4, 2018 0

ATCA 2018 The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected nine new partners to its Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) initiative, an innovative collaboration with the drone industry that provides near real-time processing of airspace authorisations […]

Airspace

Thales to offer UTM capabilities to NUAIR

September 25, 2018 0

The Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR), a coalition of New York and Massachusetts aerospace and academic institutions has signed a multi-year collaboration agreement with Thales. The agreement supports NUAIR’s efforts to safely integrate […]

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 […]

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

Thales demonstrates ECOsystem for LAANC 

October 20, 2017 0

The United States’ Federal Aviation Administration has selected a small group of companies, including Thales, to support their effort to simplify the process for small UAS operators to comply with current US regulations and safely […]

Airspace

FAA targets autumn for airport drone zones

July 20, 2017 0

Fifty airports, including Miami International and Phoenix Sky Harbor, will soon applying the FAA’s Low Altitude Authorisation and Notification Capability (LAANC) system, which aims to cut the time it currently takes to give some drone flights the green […]

UAS/Drones

FAA publishes first drone maps for US airspace

April 28, 2017 0

The United States’ Federal Aviation Administration has begun to publish electronic maps for airports across the country that detail where and at what altitudes remote pilots may hope to achieve clearance to fly unmanned aircraft […]

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 […]