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 […]


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 […]