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World’s most popular open-source drone control app now connected to global UTM system

A drone data platform company and the world’s most popular drone control app have just partnered, connecting over a million drones to a global drone management platform. Mission Planner, created by Michael Oborne and the ArduPilot Developer team, now enables its users to more easily find the safest places to fly their drones, discover hazards […]

UK airspace is ‘royally’ busy this week… Think twice before flying your drone.

This week, in the United Kingdom, we’re celebrating Queen Elizabeth’s birthday. What better way to celebrate than with a grand flypast of some of the greatest aircraft! But, where there’s a flypast, there are temporary flight restrictions and – given the magnitude and security of the event – those restrictions are perhaps even more important […]

FAA Facility Map data now available online, in-app and in our developer APIs with pre-filled waiver forms

We are pleased to announce the release of ‘FAA Facility Maps’ data across our platform (online, in-app and in our developer APIs). This data can be used by drone pilots operating under Part 107 rules to determine whether their operation is likely to be approved or rejected by local authorities when requesting exemptions to operate […]

Introducing Area Reports in Guardian for iOS and Android

Today, we’re pleased to introduce a new feature on our mobile app, “Guardian: Fly Your Drone Safely”, available free on iOS and Android. Area Reports now quickly summarises the area you’re looking at on the map with a coloured bar and one of three ‘risk indicators’ to give you a quick indication of whether flying […]

Announcing GuardianUTM – unmanned air traffic control and centralised intelligence for drones and their operators.

Today, at The Commercial UAV Show in London, we are pleased to announce the official launch of GuardianUTM: our solution to the growing challenge of safely integrating drones into our skies. GuardianUTM caters for drone flights that take place today (typically under Visual Flight Rules), and crucially, lays the technical and procedural foundations for fully automated drone flights […]

UK startup solves drone safety threat on a global scale

World’s first ‘Airspace Alerts’ helps drone operators be better aerial citizens  26th May 2016, London – A UK tech startup has unveiled a groundbreaking service that will address one of the world’s most pressing concerns in aviation – drone safety. Altitude Angel is a drone cloud services company offering enhanced situational awareness information, real-time ‘air […]