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Skyward in motion:  providing end-to-end drone support 

ATM recently had the opportunity to speak with Skyward to better understand their portfolio of solutions. Although many people know that Skyward is a part of Verizon, you may not know that it started as a venture-backed startup looking to bring parallels from aviation to drones.

Nokia Expands Aviation Presence

Nokia seems to be doing a good job at transitioning its technology and lessons learned within the Telecoms and IT sector into the Aviation sector. It only stands to reason that these technologies that have already been adopted in many other forms of transportation and public safety would ultimately make their way into this sector. 

ATM Issue 4 2020 Feature Premium

Air Traffic Management Issue 4 2020

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

Heathrow gets surveillance improvements

Project results in the update of 31 multilateration ground stations and the installation of a further 21 new stations

Building Blockchain

The aviation industry needs to keep a close eye on developments in blockchain technology, says Amit Ganjoo of ANRA Technologies

NATS report charts further environmental progress

Air traffic controllers at NATS helped enable more than 30,000 tonnes of CO2 savings during the past financial year through the greater use of direct aircraft routings, smoother climbs and descents and the more efficient use of airspace.

DRONAMICS Announces World’s First Cargo Droneport Network

The DRONAMICS European Droneport Network is the world’s first cargo droneport network and includes private airports and airport groups operating more than 35 airports in 11 European countries, connecting 300 million people with a low-cost same-day cargo service.

Norway to become first Nordic country to implement a UTM system

Being at the forefront of the drone development, the technically advanced UTM solution will provide Avinor Air Navigation Services the means to accelerate safe integration of drones and help to further increase the use of this technology in Norwegian airspace for years to come.

Singapore moves one step closer to Urban Air Mobility

Although there was some question about the viability of the Singapore Airshow under the shadow of the Coronavirus. The show went ahead and important business is being conducted.

What is Space-Based ADS-B?

Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) is an air traffic surveillance technology that relies on aircraft broadcasting their identity, a precise GPS position and other information derived from on-board systems.