Leidos pilots new service for unmanned aircraft

March 16, 2017 0

Leidos Flight Service has created an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) service that helps safeguard the airspace by sending automatic notifications of unmanned aircraft operations to relevant groups. The Leidos UAS Notification Service is being tested as […]


Rakuten, AirMap in Japanese UTM platform JV

March 15, 2017 0

Japanese internet services business Rakuten and drone management platform AirMap, have formed a joint venture, Rakuten AirMap to provide Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) solutions to drone operators and airspace managers in Japan. Through the joint […]


DSNA Services, Aveillant team on counter-UAV

March 10, 2017 0

World ATM Congress  Aveillant are to partner with France’s DSNA Services to develop a complete counter-drone surveillance solution capable of detection, identification, and tracking within a radius of five kilometres. The UK business which developed the […]


Thales, Unifly launch ECOsystem UTM

March 7, 2017 0

World ATM Congress Thales has launched ECOsystem UTM, an advanced solution for Unmanned Aerial System Traffic Management (UTM), built with key technology from partner Unifly. The companies will leverage Thales’s expertise in air traffic management, […]


Leonardo debuts new system for civilian drones

March 7, 2017 0

World ATM Congress Leonardo is ready to deploy its automated system for unmanned air traffic management in very low-level urban airspace up to 150 metres above the ground. The new system, the latest in a […]


Six Questions

March 2, 2017 0

On the eve of the World ATM Congress, NATS chief executive Martin Rolfe shares his views on the big topics sure to be on the lips of the air navigation service provider (ANSP) community in Madrid […]


AirMap raises $26m for UTM on drone use surge

February 23, 2017 0

AirMap, the airspace management platform for drones, has announced a $26 million Series B funding round led by Microsoft Ventures, with additional participation from Airbus Ventures, taking total funding to more than $43 million. The Series […]


Brussels mulls U-Space drone ecosystem

November 30, 2016 0

Brussels is eyeing a new U-Space operational paradigm where the airspace needs of drones will rank alongside those of traditional commercial aircraft and space flight, writes Aimée Turner. European transport commissioner Violeta Bulc announced the […]


PathFinder Progress

November 24, 2016 0

The Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (cUAS) industry is gaining momentum as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) opens up the sky to public and commercial drone operators. Last week, the FAA and the Nevada Institute for […]