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What is a vertiport? NUAIR Brings together industry players

what is a vertiportWhat is a vertiport, exactly, and how should vertiport technology be integrated into the current transportation infrastructure?  More than 70 representatives from the FAA, NASA, and industry gathered earlier this month to “further develop a strategic plan that supports NASA’s advanced air mobility (AAM) efforts,” says a NUAIR press release.   “NASA awarded Oneida County this critical contract in August 2020 to conduct research in automation technology to support high-density vertiport operations that facilitate the vertical takeoff and landing of large-scale unmanned aircraft across populated areas.”

NUAIR manages a project team that includes Deloitte, Boeing, Crown Consulting, Mosaic ATM, 5-Alpha LLC, Helicopter Association International (HAI) and the General Aircraft Manufacturers Association (GAMA). The team has worked together for 8 months, developing 3 reports: a trade study, the concept of operations (ConOps), and the software architecture requirements for…

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Source: dronelife.com