European drone UTM pegged at €200 million

November 23, 2016 0

Drones may account for around a fifth of future air traffic in Europe by 2050 meaning that air traffic control agencies would be responsible for managing an additional 10 million flight hours each year by unmanned […]


Nokia to develop UAE drone ops system

November 23, 2016 0

Nokia and the United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) have entered into a strategic collaboration to develop an end-to-end UAS ecosystem that will make the UAE the first country in the world to […]


German industry makes foray into UTM

November 17, 2016 0

Germany’s ATM industry is to work together with its national postal service and academic institutions to develop how parcel delivery can be conducted safely. DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, Deutsche Telekom as well as Deutsche Post DHL Group […]


Telecom giant AT&T to support NASA UTM

November 16, 2016 0

US wireless operator AT&T announced it is teaming up with NASA to develop a traffic management system for drones. AT&T said the goal of the collaboration is the creation of an Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic […]


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) […]