Drone Infringement Safeguarding – ATS Traffic Display Video

As part of the joint Airspace4All/NATS Drone Infringement Safeguarding Project, City Airport (Manchester Barton) was the venue for an evening flight programme on Sunday 18th August 2019 where a drone and three GA aircraft, all equipped with electronic conspicuity flew a carefully planned exercise of circuits and circuit joins in the Barton ATZ to evaluate the … Continue reading Drone Infringement Safeguarding – ATS Traffic Display Video

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The commercialisation of lower airspace

Flight Training News (FTN) have published a comprehensive article on drone access to controlled airspace (CAS) that raises this important question..... "Commercial drone companies are being charged to enter and operate within airport control zones at London Heliport and London Oxford Airport, marking what is believed to be the first instances of airports charging for airspace … Continue reading The commercialisation of lower airspace

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Researching ADS-B for Drones

As part of the joint Airspace4All/NATS Drone Infringement Safeguarding Project, City Airport (Manchester Barton) was the venue for an evening flight programme on Sunday 18th August 2019 where drones and GA aircraft, all equipped with electronic conspicuity flew a carefully planned exercise of circuits and circuit joins in the Barton ATZ to evaluate the efficacy of ADS-B for drones … Continue reading Researching ADS-B for Drones

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Drone Infringement Safeguarding

There is an increasing demand to fly drones beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS) in Class G airspace. This potentially brings those drones into contact with manned aviation flying VFR in the same airspace, which includes General Aviation (GA), commercial air transport and military users. Whilst there is an industry aspiration to fully integrate … Continue reading Drone Infringement Safeguarding

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