"Unmanned Freight Operations" – Presented by Annette Temme, German Aerospace Center

As one of several activities within DLR dealing with unmanned aircraft, the internal DLR project Unmanned Freight Operations (UFO) addresses the future operation of unmanned freight aircraft as an addition to today’s transport system. Led by DLR’s Institute of Flight Guidance, the objective of the project is to develop and validate a concept for unmanned freight operations. In line with the “Concept of Operations for Drones” presented by EASA, the UFO project focusses on the proposed “certified” category of aircraft. Air space integration, roles and tasks of actors, communication requirements and support of actors are subject of the project.

About Annette Temme

Dr.-Ing. Annette Temme joined DLRs Institute of Flight Guidance in 1997. As a computer scientist with a Ph.D. in engineering and a long experience in applied research work in the areas computational intelligence in air traffic management, simulation and modelling she worked in various national and international research projects. Since 2014 she leads the DLR project “Unmanned Freight Operations”.

About German Aerospace Center (DLR e.V.)

DLR is the national aeronautics and space research centre of the Federal Republic of Germany. Its extensive research and development work in aeronautics, space, energy, transport and security is integrated into national and international cooperative ventures. DLR has approximately 8000 employees at 16 locations in Germany.

 

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