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Skyguide, Airmap Partners In Swiss Drone Airspace Demo

May 15, 2019 / Mark Huber

Swiss air navigation service provider Skyguide and drone airspace management platform AirMap will launch the trial phase of automated flight authorizations and other U-space services for drones using Swiss airspace. Skyguide plans to officially launch the Swiss U-space next month. The trial phase follows the announcement of a partnership between Skyguide and AirMap in March 2018 to develop and deploy the first national drone traffic management system in Europe. In addition, the trial phase will test U1, U2 and some U3 services including E-registration, E-identification, pre-tactical geofencing, flight planning, real-time traffic and tracking, dynamic geofencing, and communications and emergency services powered by the AirMap UTM platform and integrated into Skyguide infrastructure for drone traffic management. “Digital and automated airspace authorization is a critical enabler for scaling high-value drone operations,” said Ben Marcus, AirMap co-founder and chairma...