It seems the entire aviation industry, including air traffic management (ATM) experts and the embryonic UAV sector, is taking it for granted that an onslaught of commercial UAVs will make dedicated low-atltitude ATM indispensable by the end of the decade. A comparable prediction emerged around 2000 for very light jets, which were supposed to make private air travel affordable but have not lived up to hype. Time will tell whether a UAV traffic management (UTM) concept is really a pressing ...


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