UAS – RPAS Integration

In ATM, we usually see new developments as an evolutionary process. However, with RPAS, it feels more like a revolution owing to the fast pace of developments. We now have 15 States in Europe where visual line of sight (VLOS) operations are taking place on a regular basis, either through national regulation or special authorisation. Some States are also allowing below visual line of sight (BVLOS) operations to take place (below 500ft). Continue reading “UAS – RPAS Integration”

Enabling manned and unmanned aircraft to share common airspace is progressing slowly

Transforming the world’s air traffic control (ATC) systems to accommodate commercial and military aircraft, as well asunmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is proceeding, but is proving to be difficult, says the military representative to the European air traffic management (ATM) authority EUROCONTROL. Continue reading “Enabling manned and unmanned aircraft to share common airspace is progressing slowly”