Britain’s latest drone, the Protector RG Mk1, has hit a major milestone by completing its first flight before its 2021 delivery date. The drone, internally known as GA-ASI, will be delivered to the UK Ministry of Defense and provide intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance support from above.
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Altitude Angel, a UK company that enables the safe integration and use of drones and UAVs into international airspace, has announced it will be creating the first Drone Zone in the Thames Valley west of London. It will be open to drones and manned aircraft. The company submitted the plans for the commercial drone corridor to the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
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Wing Aviation has announced it has also joined the UK Department for Transport to accelerate the development of the country’s UTM framework. The UK is looking to build an open unmanned traffic management (UTM) framework, moving away from the one-provider solution it currently uses with manned aircraft.
UK Stories July 29
Altitude Angel has announced a new partnership with Skyfarer, FlyPulse, and Coventry University to develop a drone delivery corridor in the Midlands, UK. The four have joined together to create an international consortium to enable medical & other deliveries via drones beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS).
UK Stories July 28
For the last 18 months, Aerodyne and PwC have been demonstrating the benefits of using drone-based assets for inspections with UK’s leading port owner and operator, Associated British Ports (ABP). The lengthy demonstration has resulted in ABP implementing the drone technology into its asset management practices.