The Global UTM Association (GUTMA) is a non-profit consortium of worldwide Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) stakeholders. Its purpose is to foster the safe, secure and efficient integration of drones in national airspace systems. Its mission is to support and accelerate the transparent implementation of globally interoperable UTM systems. GUTMA members collaborate remotely.
…is taking place in Madrid on June 5 and 6. The goal of this year’s event is twofold. Day 1 – we will tackle some hard challenges facing UTM: how UTM services can best support the digitalization of airspace risk assessment (SORA); some promising mechanisms to ensure safe and efficient access to high-value/high-density airspace; how UTM could soon also be used for manned operations. Day 2 – will start with a live UTM demo organized by EVERIS and ENAIRE; then related UTM topics such as the role of local authorities in UTM and drones as a key part of a smart city.
The first UTM end-to-end demonstration (from registration, flight-plan publishing, approval and then flight) took place in Spain on 6 May 2018, day two of the GUTMA annual conference, when three drone flights were managed by an integrated ATM/UTM system and tracked by...read more
GUTMA annual conference day one: Service providers take the initiative in providing globally interoperable UTM technology
Five UAS service suppliers (USSs) have joined together under the sponsorship of Google’s Project Wing to develop a global, grid-based USS-USS open-source communications platform, called InterUSS Platform ™ as a first stage in de-conflicting drone flights anywhere in...read more
Hannah from NATS the UK’s Air Service Navigation Provider (ASNP) sat down with Mark Watson, Head of UTM service integration and asked him about his position on the Global UTM Association (GUTMA) board. NATS is the UK’s provider of air traffic control services. Each...read more