ENAIRE and the Government of Navarre sign an action protocol to promote R&D in the field of aviation

• The Minister of Transport, Mobility and the Urban Agenda, Raquel Sánchez, noted that the agreement provides a boost for the implementation of urban air mobility in our country • ENAIRE assumes the management of automated operations that demand technologies, infrastructures and concepts involving simultaneous drone operations in densely populated environments, and alongside manned aircraft Read More

Air Race E appoints leading UK media agency MPA in dual role

MPA Creative and MPA Commercial to work with world’s first all-electric airplane race series Air Race E – the world’s first all-electric airplane race series – has appointed MPA Creative as its official media and communications agency, whilst MPA Commercial will support the Dubai-based company on its sponsor and partner programme. MPA, which specialises in Read More

Drone operations in Spanish airspace increase by more than 200% in the last year

• ENAIRE highlighted this during the conference "Drones and Spanish talent: Pioneering R&D projects in the aeronautical sector", organised by Garrigues and AEDAE, where the most innovative drone projects developed in Spain were showcased. • ENAIRE, in coordination with the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda (MITMA), is leading the implementation of the recently Read More

ESA: New podcast episode: Columbus’ launch to orbit

The latest episode of ESA Explores podcast series ‘Time and Space’ series is out now, with a focus on the launch of Europe’s Columbus laboratory. Columbus is ESA’s science and research laboratory on the International Space Station. It is ESA’s largest single contribution to the orbital outpost and was also the first permanent European research Read More

Ten years of safer skies with Europe’s other satellite navigation system

With 26 satellites in orbit and more than two billion receivers in use, Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system has made a massive impact. But our continent has another satnav system that has been providing safety-of-life services for ten years now – chances are that you’ve benefited from it without noticing. EGNOS Its name is EGNOS, Read More

AVY – Flying fire watch

Dutch drone company Avy – an alumnus of ESA’s Business Incubation Centre Noordwijk, next to the Agency’s ESTEC technical centre in the Netherlands – looked into using its long-range Aera drone to raise the alarm on summer wildfires on a real-time basis. https://www.esa.int/About_Us/ESTEC Last year more than 750 football fields worth of forests and dunes Read More