Advancing Advanced Air Mobility

By Dave Clarke | May 4, 2022

The future of urban air mobility depends in part on how well humans and autonomous machines can team together.

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Can UAVs Lead to Better Healthcare Outcomes?

By Dave Clarke | March 24, 2022

In Milan, Italy, a group of researchers at IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele Advanced Technology in Health and Wellbeing, including Sara de Silvestri, Mirco Pagliarani, Filippo Tomasello, Diana Trojaniello, and led by Alberto Sanna, conducted a study to explore the potential for drones to deliver pharmaceuticals. The study, published by MDPI in March 2022, was part of Flying Forward 2020, “a three-year collaborative research project that will develop a new Urban…

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Vertiport or Vertistop?

By Dave Clarke | February 25, 2022

Much of the conversation regarding urban air mobility (UAM) has focused on vertiport location and how noise factors might affect site selection. Researchers at the University of Missouri’s Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering proposed a “novel two-phase location analytics model” published in the March 2022 issue of Decision Analytics Journal. One-Size-Fits-All May Not…

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X-Team D2D

By Dave Clarke | February 17, 2022

The EU’s X-TEAM D2D project met in December 2021. The team, organized by the Scandinavian Simulation Society (SIMS), Finnish Simulation Forum (FinSim), Finnish Society of Automation and University of Oulu, during the Federation of European Simulation Societies (Eurosim) Conference, was part of The X-TEAM D2D EXTENDED ATM FOR DOOR2DOOR TRAVEL conference. The project is working…

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