Innovation

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 […]

UAS/Drones

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) […]

UAS/Drones

Europe moves to head unmanned ATM policy

May 9, 2016 0

Following on from NASA’s original idea, more than 60 organisations have taken part in the first European UTM Day in Geneva. Download your copy of Air Traffic Management using the free app! The UTM Day […]

Airspace

Harris launches Xtend drone safety system

May 4, 2016 0

Harris is fielding what it is calling the most comprehensive solution yet to increase the safety of drones and other unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) flying at low altitudes in US airspace. Download your copy of […]

Airspace

Pace of change hampering airspace segregation

May 3, 2016 0

The United States’ Federal Aviation Administration insists it has no current plan to reclassify low-altitude airspace to accommodate small drones, according to AIN. Speaking during an Airspace Integration and Policy Panel conference in New Orleans, […]

CAAs/ANSPs

NASA puts UTM drone ATM through stress test

April 22, 2016 0

NASA together with the United States Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) have conducted the first and largest demonstration of its UAS traffic management (UTM) research platform which saw 22 drones flown simultaneously to assess rural operations. […]

Airspace

A Remote Review

April 11, 2016 1

The great and good of air traffic management gathered in Madrid last month for the World ATM Congress. All anyone could talk about was remote towers. Some were even seen wearing badges with ‘I heart […]

SESAR CEO Survey 2016

Industrial Partnerships

February 24, 2016 0

In the SESAR CEO Survey 2016 Air Traffic Management magazine has comprehensively surveyed the senior leadership within the European industry on SESAR deployment and the prospects for success. The SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) – whose […]

Airspace

PrecisionHawk teams on safe drone ops

October 26, 2015 0

PrecisionHawk, Verizon, Harris and DigitalGlobe have completed initial testing of high-performance airspace services for consumer and enterprise drones. The market leaders have integrated their technologies, Verizon’s LTE network, Harris’ ADS-B and aircraft surveillance network, DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big […]

Airports

FAA expands UAV Pathfinder efforts

October 7, 2015 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has entered into a Pathfinder agreement with CACI International to evaluate how the company’s technology can help detect Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in the vicinity of airports. In testimony today […]