Operation Zenith demos air traffic drone safety at international airport

Operation Zenith has shown how drones can be used effectively and safely at an airport, despite busy airspace. The project held at Manchester Airport, is a product of a partnership between NATS, Altitude Angel and a number of delivery partners. The day contained eight scenarios for a drone to complete tasks in busy airspace without risk of safety problems. The scenarios were completed with both cooperative and uncooperative air traffic in the skies to prove that UTM has real capabilities to integrate and connect with numerous detection systems to properly cater for the threat and challenges posed. Organisers of the
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