AirMap and skyguide have joined forces to develop Europe’s first national drone traffic management system in Switzerland.
Following Europe’s first-ever live demonstration of U-space last fall, AirMap and skyguide have partnered to advance the development of U-space infrastructure, beginning with a nationwide deployment of AirMap UTM in Switzerland.
Swiss U-space will ensure that all categories of drones and all types of missions can safely take flight in Switzerland’s airspace via sophisticated U-space services, including:
Tools for situational awareness
Instant digital airspace authorization
Real-time traffic alerts
Live drone telemetry
In a pilot phase starting in June 2018, skyguide and AirMap plan to integrate the AirMap UTM platform with skyguide’s infrastructure and introduce automated flight authorization in a single airspace environment.
Skyguide and AirMap will also develop a roadmap for Swiss U-space that will set the stage for the deployment of a fully operational drone traffic management system in 2019 and beyond.