Weekly review #46- April 29th

Weekly review

In the spirit of taking things easy and being focused and contemplative in these strange times, what better way than to read your way through the lockdown. By being patient and trusting the process, we might come out of it a little wiser!

We'd like to add to your mounting reading list with our own selection of enriching reading material, which includes the Airspace Architecture Study and the Demystifying and Accelerating Artificial Intelligence in ATM. Check out the list and let us know if you have more to add. 

We also have a number of blogs on our site that we recommend and might spark further discussion. Learning from the Amsterdam pushback incident, what the use of FlightAware data means for the whole ATM community and will we see Air traffic Control in Home-office?

We'd love to hear your thoughts on the above. Let's keep the conversations flowing! 

ANSP news

Airports news

Market news

Context information

Reports and data

  • France Aviation Civile Services Data Bulletin for April 2020 - This bulletin contains airlines traffic results, main airports passengers traffic and airliners orders and deliveries in 2019 compared to 2018

  • CANSO-Aireon Data Driven Insights - CANSO and Aireon have launched an initiative to produce data-driven insights and analysis on global air traffic. This provides the aviation industry with a single source of information on air transport and the existing and emerging global and regional trends. The traffic report can be downloaded form this page.

UAV and UTM

  • Blue Bear demonstrates drown swarm - The swarm comprised a combination of Blue Bear’s own Redkite and Cobra fixed wing systems, which flew multiple, simultaneous, sorties from a test range in the North West of England. The drones were equipped with the latest Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) technology, and the airspace was managed by Blue Bear’s airspace deconfliction software.

  • DFS reports high number of drone sightings despite traffic slump - Unauthorised drone flights at Germany’s international airports continue to increase even in times of the corona crisis. In the current year, the German air navigation service provider DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung has already recorded 25 drone sightings in the vicinity and within the boundaries of airports. In the same period in 2019, there were only 17 cases.

 

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