RAID Project – Final Workshop

On next June 21st at CIRA premises, in Capua (IT), was held the project closing Workshop . The event has reported the results of the trials campaign as conclussion of demonstration activities.

RAID (RPAS ATM Integration Demonstration) is one of several demonstration project co-funded by the SESAR Joint Undertaking aimed at the safe integration in civil airspace of remotely aircraft systems (RPAS). Led by CIRA, the Italian Aerospace Research Centre, the project involves Italian SMEs (DeepBlue, NAIS and Nimbus), Malta Air Traffic Service Provider (MATS) and the University of Malta.

RAID project has successfully completed a flight trial campaign to evaluate and demonstrate the impact of innovative technologies and procedures for the integration of drones into unrestricted airspace, within current air traffic management environments.

During the flight trials campaign, many evaluations were carried out by the team, notably with respect human, safety and security factors in different operating scenarios, including: Integration Demonstration) is one of several demonstration project co-funded by the SESAR Joint Undertaking aimed at the safe integration in civil airspace of remotely aircraft systems (RPAS). Led by CIRA, the Italian Aerospace Research Centre, the project involves Italian SMEs (DeepBlue, NAIS and Nimbus), Malta Air Traffic Service Provider (MATS) and the University of Malta.

  • Fully automated and augmented autopilot modes;
  • Traffic separation managed by air traffic controllers dealing with manned and unmanned intruders;
  • Emergency conditions management during jamming/spoofing of the command and control Link;
  • Cooperative traffic separation between remote pilot and controllers using an airborne automatic dependent surveillance – broadcast (ADS-B) based Detect And Avoid (DAA) decision support system.