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Renewable energy for DSNA ground ATC stations

DSNA developped SEPHER project, produces renewable energy (photovoltaic and hydrogen-based) to supply its ground ATC stations for isolated sites.

INVOLI launches new air traffic receiver

INVOLI launches a new generation air traffic signal receiver: the G-1090, in support of its vision to enable a sky where drones fly safely alongside manned aviation

U-Space Sandbox Hamburg enters the testing phase

The first test flights at the U-Space Sandbox in Hamburg will be starting from mid-September

DroneLogbook Turns to Altitude Angel to Power Platform

Altitude Angel’s GuardianUTM Cloud will be used to power DroneLogbook’s compliance management platform

Wingcopter Drones Fly Blood Samples in Germany

Greifswald University Hospital, German air ambulance service DRF Luftrettung and Wingcopter successfully test the safe transport of blood samples by drone, significantly speed up emergency care in rural areas

ANRA Delivers Medicines from the Skies in India

ANRA Technologies will begin delivering vital medicines by drone in India as part of an initiative called "Medicine From The Sky"

Altitude Angel Selected as UTM Provider for BVLOS Demonstration

Altitude Angel has been selected by Blue Dart express air and integrated transportation & distribution to provide BVLOS demonstration

Inmarsat launches new connectivity solution for UAVs

Inmarsat's new offering safely integrates drones into managed airspace, unlocking new benefits for business and society while making skies cleaner and greener

FABEC traffic sees recovery accompanied by uncertainty and volatility

Functional Airspace Block Europe Central (FABEC) traffic rose steadily in the first half of 2021 to just over 1 million flights

L3Harris to Design Airservices Australia’s Telecommunications Network

L3Harris leading Australia-based consortium to modernise the telecoms network, VHF voice radios, ADS-B surveillance for Airservices Australia to provide a safe and secure platform for future innovations

Search & Rescue Tool SarStuff Integrates Altitude Angel's GuardianUTM

SarStuff and Altitude Angel integrate UTM solutions to make life-saving drone operations ‘faster and safer’

First drone test flights for GOF 2.0 take off

Following eight months of intense preparation work, the first wave of GOF trials will start in Tartu, Estonia, during September

ENAIRE invests over 8 million euros to digitalise voice and data communications

ENAIRE will digitalise voice and data communications at the Balearic Air Traffic Control Centre

ENAIRE invests 1.3 million euros in its U-Space platform

ENAIRE has awarded a contract to develop its automated and digital drone management platform (U-Space) in Spain, worth 1,3 million euros

Saab’s Digital Towers Selected for Belgium

Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions (SDATS) has been selected for a long- term framework agreement by skeyes

FABEC ANSPs recruiting over 300 ATC trainees

ANSPs have started campaigns to recruit over 300 air traffic control trainees to start training in 2022

ANRA achieves BVLOS food and medical delivery milestone

ANRA Technologies completed 100 hours of flight time delivering food and medicine beyond visual line of sight in India.

Leap Aerospace to connect the world faster

A new era of aerospace is appearing on the horizon under the term “LEAP”

NATS declares emissions lows and charitable giving highs

NATS has accelerated its estate net zero targets from 2050 to 2035, highlighted in its annual Responsible Business Report

LVNL switches entirely to satellite navigation

Virtual navigation points via satellite are the new norm for LVNL air traffic control.

ANRA Launches SmartSkies SORA Risk Assessment Tool

SmartSkies SORA, enables pilots to perform a risk assessment for
operations per EASAregulations.

Ports of Jersey upgrades airspace communication

Frequentis implements three VCS systems in Jersey, supporting main, contingency and emergency operation systems

Boeing and Alaska Airlines trial Inmarsat IRIS

Inmarsat IRIS ATM modernisation programme being trialled outside Europe for the first time as part of Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator programme

Small UAV SATCOM System for Unmanned Aircraft

Pipistrel selects Honeywell’s revolutionary small UAV SATCOM System for all Unmanned Aircraft platforms

Inmarsat launches ELERA

ELERA will be a key component of Inmarsat ORCHESTRA network that will combine GEO, LEO and 5G into one harmonious solution for support of mission-critical communications

FREQUENTIS strengthens strategic partnership with NATS

FREQUENTIS strengthens position with NATS through the acquisition of L3Harris Technologies Inc. ATC Solutions business unit and Orthogon

ETF against remote tower plans in Scotland

ETF calls on Scottish government to reconsider closure of six ATC towers in the Highlands and Islands

Indra and ENAIRE digitise the Spanish sky

Modernisation means more flights can be handled more safely and profitably, increasing punctuality and enhancing passenger comfort

Air Methods Launches Spright

Strategic partnership to provide new options for on-demand delivery and access to lifesaving resources

Skyguide launches digital flight planning and airspace authorisation

Switzerland-wide rollout of digital authorisation for unmanned aerial systems and other special flights