The VITAS project aims to lead research in enabling technologies for the implementation of healthcare logistics solutions with drones

In the long term, the Innovative Air Mobility (IAM) sector is expected to contribute to the improvement of healthcare services in hard-to-reach and sparsely populated areas. This is particularly relevant in the case of the so-called “emptied Spain”, where the increasing average age of the population poses significant challenges that our society should address. The VITAS […]

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SAMVA progress on rotorcraft’s PinS and LLR design is presented at 11th FLAG Meeting

On the 7th and 8th of June 2023, the 11th FLAG meeting was held in Barcelona. This annual call gathers a working group of experts (rotorcraft operators, OEMs, Air Navigation Service Providers and Aviation Authorities among others) to expose and discuss the implementation of rotorcraft PBN operations, including Point-in-Space and Low-Level-Routes. The FLAG event began […]

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PildoLabs and EUROCONTROL deploy airport capacity and performance monitoring for an increasing network of airports

After a long period of cooperation between PildoLabs and the airport capacity and performance division at EUROCONTROL, the continuous airport capacity and performance monitoring tool completed a long testing phase with over ten airports. PildoLabs has partnered with EUROCONTROL since 2014 for the development of software tools to help airports and its stakeholders monitor arrival and […]

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The U-SCUAR strategic project will enable SAIL IV operations through advanced research in the field of UAS

In a context dominated by open category operations that restricts the use of unmanned vehicles to a very small amount of missions with a limited scope and benefits. Other operations with great added value are relegated due to their higher degree of complexity and risk. This causes fewer missions of this profile compared to the […]

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EGNOS starts dancing at SAMVA beat!

The kick-off meeting for SAMVA was held on the 7th November 2022 in Lleida-Alguaire airport. This project led by PildoLabs aims to increase the adoption of EGNOS technology within the provision of rotorcraft services, and will pave the way towards seamless integration of VTOL autonomous aircraft.  To achieve this goal, SAMVA project is spread over […]

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Half way there! PildoLabs and ENAIRE have deployed new GNSS/ADS-B monitoring and interference detection stations in 12 Spanish airports

PildoLabs has successfully deployed 12 new GNSS/ADS-B monitoring stations as part of a contract with ENAIRE to equip 28 Spanish airports with its GNSS monitoring and interference detection solution in support to the publication of new PBN procedures. With these new deployments, PildoLabs is now providing support to a total of 58 airports all around […]

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GAVIOTA field tests

A new set of field tests were conducted in the framework of GAViOTA project to identify the maturity status of the solutions, to determine its possible application in real operations, and its points of improvement. Six different field tests were conducted in two locations: Ilipa aerodrome in Alcalá del Río (Sevilla), and Los Alcores aerodrome […]

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DELOREAN: Roads? Where we’re going we don’t need… roads!

The first set of DELOREAN drone flight tests took place the last week of April in Benidorm . DELOREAN, which stands for Drones and EGNSS for Low Airspace Urban Mobility, will test and demonstrate the benefits provided by new European Global Navigation Satellite Systems, Galileo and EGNOS, towards the safe integration of Urban Air Mobility […]

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Launch of TindAIR, a new European project for large-scale demonstrations on urban air mobility

As the demand for unmanned air vehicles (UAV) in urban areas grows, so does the need to ensure the unlimited, unrestricted and safe cohabitation of all airspace users in our skies. To address this challenge, a group of innovative companies and research laboratories from France, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom, coordinated by Innov’ATM under […]

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Detecting aircraft through GAVIOTA

Regardless of the COVID 19 pandemic, GAVIOTA project activities have proceeded as planned. Among others, the design of Detection Node’s algorithms which allow to detect aircrafts in the airspace monitored from visual and audible information locally obtained through cameras and microphones must be highlighted . To conduct such designs, the use of Deep Learning and […]

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