Christophe Marchand, an Airbus A220 production test pilot, spoke with BCA editor Lee Ann Shay on Dec. 15, the day after the first flight of the Airbus ACJ TwoTwenty, the corporate aircraft version of the A220.
Also known as digital towers, a remote tower can be erected for a fraction of the cost of a traditional facility. The FAA has not published any reports about what it learned through an evaluation of the Leesburg Executive Airport but did say that it is not even close to fully certifying the facility.
A coalition of aviation industry groups is calling for further delay of 5G network deployments by telecommunications companies, warning of the potential of “significant disruptions” to passenger, cargo and special-mission helicopter flights over interference concerns.
AirMap's unmanned aircraft systems traffic management (UTM) platform will enable DroneUp to expand its operations to be able to fly drones beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) of a remote pilot, a capability considered key to the industry’s success.