Advanced Radar for Urban Drone Operations
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby
Advanced drone operator IN-FLIGHT Data, alongside advanced radar and remote sensing technologies leader DeTect Inc., completed a demonstration showcasing the importance of advanced radar when operating drones beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) and within populated areas.
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This accomplishment has made IN-FLIGHT Data the first ever drone operator in North America to carry out an urban cellular and radio network mapping project of this scale.
An advanced radar and remote sensing technologies specialist, DeTect develops solutions for the protection of airspace surrounding various critical sites from airborne hazards. Radar provides a means of granting drone operators airspace awareness surrounding other airspace users, with DeTect’s technology seeing deployment in a range of use cases including BVLOS…