British UTM supplier Altitude Angel is retreating with the Netherlands’ air site visitors management authority after profitable a contract to offer a unmanned site visitors administration system.
LVNL awarded the three-year contract in December. Altitude Angel will present a full UTM platform, clearing the best way for business drone use.
This week, the corporate introduced the completion of the contract’s first stage to incorporate deployment of the GoDrone cell app and net platform. The corporate not too long ago received an analogous contract earlier this 12 months in Norway.
The app will present customers with complete airspace information vital to secure drone operations. Knowledge will embody Discover to Airmen, floor hazards, terrain and present climate circumstances displayed on an interactive map with detailed space stories.
The cell app and net platform depend on Altitude Angel’s GuardianUTM O/S as the muse know-how. The platform contains multi-language assist (English and Dutch), Netherlands-specific info by way of native datasets, akin to from Waterways and “Natura 2000” parks, in addition to a customized set of map layers, indicating floor elevation.
The following section will create a pre-approval for drone flights in managed airspace as a part of the procedural and collaborative interface with ATC by U-space.
“I’m enthusiastic about this milestone,” stated Michiel van Dorst, CEO of LVNL. “The launch of the GoDrone cell and net apps is step one in enabling LVNL to construct the Netherlands the infrastructure it must open Dutch airspace for particular flight operations, to business drone use and in the end BVLOS flight.”
Van Dorst added:
“With Altitude Angel we now have constructed a qualitative app briefly time. We’re trying ahead to our cooperation for the approaching phases, to additional develop the GoDrone net and cell app to create worth for the drone trade within the Netherlands.”
Richard Parker, Altitude Angel, CEO and founder stated: “We’re happy to have delivered GoDrone for LVNL and in only a few months from signature. It’s testomony to the good work from each the groups at LVNL and Altitude Angel. GoDrone shall be a strong, dependable basis stone on which LVNL and the Netherlands’ can construct to allow and broaden the rising UAM and drone industries.
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