FAA Envisions Integrated But Distinct Airspace Layers

artist's concept of Advanced Air Mobility environment
This artist’s rendering depicts an Advanced Air Mobility airspace environment, with drone traffic below.
Credit: NASA
The traffic management constructs forming around small drones and future urban air mobility vehicles are coming into clearer focus, but they reside at slightly different stages of development that point to distinct but interwoven layers of airspace. In the ever-growing lexicon of aviation acronyms...
Bill Carey

Bill covers business aviation and advanced air mobility for Aviation Week Network. A former newspaper reporter, he has also covered the airline industry, military aviation, commercial space and uncrewed aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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