NATS – Public remain wary of drones as incidents continue to rise

The British public remains sceptical about the use of drones, according to the latest figures released by the air traffic management service, NATS. Almost 80%...

Taint It A Shame ASTM – drone standards

One of the new FAA mantras trifecta is “standards,” the other two are “we’re open for business” and “bring us a safety case.” I’ve...
Sagetech MX12B

Sagetech MX12B Friend or Foe? Micro-Mode 5 for NATO Small Drones

Sagetech Corporation, a maker of certified UAV avionics, this month demonstrated NATO Mode 5 encrypted interrogations/replies with a device weighing less than 6 ounces....

GuardianUTM O/S successfully powered Operation Zenith: the UK’s most comprehensive drone trial

On Wednesday 21st November 2018, to an exclusive delegation of over 120 influential people involved in the drone industry, Altitude Angel, NATS, Manchester Airport and...

Aviation partnership takes to the skies in UK-first to fly drones safely in controlled...

Operation Zenith, an ambitious drone demonstration at Manchester Airport, has shown that drones can be flown safely alongside manned aircraft in controlled airspace. The drones,...

Boeing and SparkCognition to Launch Joint Venture SkyGrid

Boeing and SparkCognition today announced plans to launch SkyGrid, a new company that will enable the future of urban aerial mobility. Based in Austin, Texas,...

DJI Supports Major Test Of Drone Airspace Integration

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today demonstrated how its AeroScope remote identification technology can be a key element...

Involi a piece of the BVLOS jigsaw

I was going to sit down today and write about Involi, a company I had heard of but not seen in action until the...

uAvionix UTM Broadcast (UTM-B) and ADS-B for Safer Skies Near Airports at Operation Zenith

On November 21, 2018 – something special is happening in the UK in the realm of UTM and ATM integration.  Operation Zenith, headlined by the...

Color Me Gobsmacked

The following hardball (and softball too) questions took three-plus weeks (and in some cases 6 plus years) for the FAA to answer as they...