July 30, 2015

Amazon Proposes New ATM Model for Commercial UAS Ops

Juliet Van Wagenen

[Avionics Today 07-30-2015] Amazon has proposed a new plan for integration of low-altitude small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) into the National Airspace System (NAS) that the company believes will limit incidents with manned aircraft. Earlier this week at NASA’s UAS Traffic Management (UTM) Convention in California, the company revealed plans that involve creating a separate segment of airspace below 500 feet reserved for certain commercial UAS operations. Amazon’s rendering of a...

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