Government/Regulators

Futuristic aircraft flying through an urban cityscape.

X-Team D2D

The EU’s Project to Plan, Design, and Build a Seamless UAM Travel Experience

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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a gun intended to bring down airborne drones

Are UAVs a Blessing or a Curse for the U.S. Military?

Perhaps Both.

Terrorists are using cheap drones, like the ones you can buy at Walmart, to attack high-value targets.

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illustration of drones over city

U-Space – The EU’s Evolving Plan for UAVs and UAM

The Single European Sky Air Traffic Modernization Research (SESAR) Project is working to develop policies to facilitate the European Commission’s Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy. SESAR will define, deploy, and develop technologies to create an air traffic management system throughout the European Union (EU) for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), including drones and air taxis. First…

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London skyline

UK CAA Prepares a Flight Plan for UAM’s Take-Off

A consortium preparing for the implementation of urban air mobility (UAM) in the United Kingdom published its Key Considerations for Airspace Integration within an Urban Air Mobility Landscape.

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UAM By the Numbers in the EU

EASA Survey Says…

The European Aviation and Space Agency (EASA) surveyed EU citizens and found they, in general, had positive feelings about integrating urban air mobility into their lives.

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Diagram illustrating issues with unmanned aircraft systems.

UAS Deconfliction: A Strategic Plan

As millions of drones take to the air, how do we keep them from crashing?

The sky’s the limit, as the saying goes. Well, as it turns out, with millions of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) soon to take to the air for everything from small package delivery to surveillance and military actions, the sky is, in fact, limited. To prepare, aviation regulators around the globe are setting the stage —…

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