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EASA’s U-Space: The future of air traffic management for drones and VTOL

The future of air mobility will include large numbers of unmanned aircraft flying in complex environments.  Initially, unmanned operations started in rural areas to mitigate risk, but integration of these aircraft into congested airspace is needed to realize key social and environmental benefits.

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Integration of unmanned aircraft into urban settings also requires sophisticated air traffic management.  After all, an unmanned aircraft does not have a pilot on board to communicate with an air traffic controller about its flight plan and…


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