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App to the future

15th November 2016 - 12:00 GMT | by Angus Batey in London


A new British company believes it has a solution to one of the major challenges to expansion of the unmanned aircraft industry - air-traffic control. 

Altitude Angel, a Reading-based firm established by former staffers at IT giant Microsoft, launched its GuardianUTM (UAS Traffic Management) system at the Commercial UAV Show in London last month. The company says its service can provide separation assurance, identity and registration management, route-planning services and live tracking of small UAS.

It has also launched a smartphone app called Guardian which puts its data services into the hands of UAS operators and allows non-flying members

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Angus Batey


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