London, UK: Altitude Angel, the world’s leading UTM (Unified Traffic Management) technology provider, today announced London Biggin Hill has become the latest airport to deploy its GuardianUTM Enterprise platform.
London Biggin Hill is the only dedicated business-aviation airport which sits inside the M25 and strives to be a leading centre for aviation technology and enterprise within the Capital. The airport is also home to more than 70 resident aviation businesses, and offers award-winning VIP handling, a choice of FBOs, extensive hangarage, support and maintenance services for all ranges of business jets.
Launched in March 2021, GuardianUTM Enterprise is an intuitive, cost-effective platform which has been developed to support international, regional, and local airports & airfields to manage on and off-site drone operations.
GuardianUTM Enterprise will provide Biggin Hill with a combined view of the airspace in the vicinity of its FRZ (flight restriction zone), enabling the airport to start designing and providing UTM services for drone companies and drone operators, using Altitude Angel’s proven digital authorisation and flight management technology.
Karim Cosslett, Altitude Angel, Regional Sales & Partner Manager, said: “Biggin Hill has a special place in the history of aviation and Altitude Angel is incredibly proud to be part of a new chapter in the airfield’s continued development. The drone and urban air mobility industries will be part of a new generation of aviators to use Biggin Hill and take advantage of its proximity to central London.”
Ben Spiers, Head of Safety and Compliance at London Biggin Hill Airport, said: “Altitude Angel’s intuitive user interface provides real-time information to improve situational awareness whilst ensuring the aerodrome is fully safeguarded from risks faced to aircraft. The product ensures continuity throughout the drone community making it easier to fly and obtaining the required approvals when operating in Aerodromes Flight Restricted Zones.”