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IN-FLIGHT Data and AirMatrix Achieve Industry First in Canada

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby

In partnership with remote traffic management software leader AirMatrix, advanced drone operator IN-FLIGHT Data conducted one of the world’s first urban signals mapping operations following the previous year’s revolutionary UTM project. The successful “SAIL 4” flight was nearly 1,000 feet above ground, beyond the line of sight of the pilot, and over urban neighborhood populations. “SAIL” refers to the regulator’s combined complexity of a drone mission, from a range of 1 (low) to 6 (high). This is the first ever project of this level and scale to be completed.

Ever since last year’s Phase 1 of the project, IN-FLIGHT Data and AirMatrix have been building towards a significantly larger advanced RF survey in Calgary in partnership with The City’s Smart City Living Labs Program….