UAS/Drones

Uber targets Paris, France as UTM test bed

May 29, 2018 0

Uber plans to open an Uber Elevate research station in Paris where its researchers will spend US$23.4 million over the next five year researching how to navigate air traffic and comply with European regulations. The centre will […]

UAS/Drones

ENAV selects Leonardo for drone manager

May 28, 2018 0

Leonardo has been selected by Italy’s ENAV as its industrial partner to develop an air traffic control system for unmanned aircraft. Leonardo will lead an industrial team that includes its subsidiary Telespazio and IDS – […]

Airspace

US selects UAS pilot programme participants

May 10, 2018 0

US aviation officials have selected ten state, local and tribal governments as participants in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Programme. First announced last October, this White House initiative partners the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) […]

Airspace

Urbi et Orbi

May 9, 2018 0

NASA has signed a second space act agreement with Uber Technologies to further explore concepts and technologies related to urban air mobility (UAM) to ensure a safe and efficient system for future air transportation in […]

Airspace

Raytheon partners US drone airspace corridor

May 8, 2018 0

The Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance has selected Raytheon as a key partner in the development of America’s first and most advanced unmanned aircraft system-testing airspace corridor in New York state. Raytheon’s Intelligence, Information and Services […]

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 […]

Airspace

ICAO calls for innovative drone airspace management solutions

April 10, 2018 0

ICAO has begun the consultative work needed to establish low-altitude traffic management guidance for domestic unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to make drone deliveries, inspections and even autonomous flying taxis near term realities. Recognisng that an agreed […]

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

Testing,Testing

March 27, 2018 0

NASA’s UTM programme has completed TCL 3 testing at the FAA-Designated Nevada UAS Test Site, reports the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS). NIAS, which manages the Nevada UAS Test Sites, together with its NASA Unmanned […]