Cellular Data for Aviation: AirborneRF
Cellular Data for Aviation
It’s a fascinating concept. Cellular companies have all kinds of information: and some of it is critical for expanded drone operations. According to Europe’s Specific Operations Risk Assessment framework (SORA) two elements in particular are part of the requirement for drone operations beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS): cellular connectivity, and population density, in order to estimate ground risk.
Neubauer says that connecting cellular with aviation makes a lot of sense – but is still a new concept. “We’re talking about two trillion dollar industries with no historic interaction,” he says. With AirborneRF, TEOCO is building a bridge between the two, making information that cellular companies have available to…