Estonia U-Space SandboxANRA Technologies, a global leader in unmanned traffic management (UTM) and drone operations platforms, recently announced the successful opening of a new U-Space Sandbox located in Tartu, Estonia, in partnership with the Estonian Transport Administration, the Estonian Business and Innovation Agency and the Tartu Science Park Foundation.

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First announced in May, 2023, and then formally launched in June, the test facility had its first successful test flights on September 12th and 13th, modeling a range of scenarios designed to validate the facility.

“The working group’s activities reached another very important phase as we tested the performance of the U-space services and made test flights,” said Priit Rifk, Head of the Unmanned Aviation Department at the Estonian Transport Administration.

ANRA Technologies, who provide services for the U-Space and act as the Common Information Services provider, are working alongside the…