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Steer clear of George W. Bush this weekend

Just in case you had other ideas, over the weekend, we would like to help you to avoid George W. Bush (the Nimitz-class aircraft carriernot the 43rd President of the United States of America).

Screenshot of our Drone Safety Map describing the extent of the TFR (yellow). Visit the map and click on the TFR for full details.

While you may be tempted to pop over and say ‘howdy’, we really should point out that the old girl has a NOTAM-based Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) around her just south of the rather gorgeous intertwined ATZs of Fleetlands and Lee -on-Solent. Just to the west of Haslar prison, a no fly zone for pretty much all types of aviation is active as of 0500hrs GMT today and is due to last until about midday on 1st Aug.

Keep an eye on our drone safety map to keep informed of all the TFRs and airspace restrictions applicable to drone operators, around the world. Of course, users of our GuardianUTM platform will receive automatic detailed NOTAMs and TFRs in real-time.

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Altitude Angel

Altitude Angel is an award-winning provider of UTM (Unified Traffic Management) software, enabling those planning to operate, or develop UTM/U-Space solutions, to quickly integrate robust data and services with minimum effort.

From a consistent, well-documented and standards-based platform, drone manufacturers such as DJI and cutting-edge software developers around the world use our Developer Platform to obtain rich, relevant and local geofencing data, exchange and share flight plans, de-conflict their own flights in real-time and interface with national flight authorisation systems. A growing portfolio of enhanced capabilities help our customers to comply with current and future regulations and interface with changing national systems with only minimal effort.

Altitude Angel’s first party solutions also power some of the world’s leading ANSPs, aviation authorities and Enterprises, including LVNL (Netherlands) and Avinor (Norway), empowering them with new capabilities to safely manage and integrate drone traffic into national operations.

Today, Altitude Angel’s market-defining technology is providing a critical, enabling service on which the future of UTM, especially in controlled airspace, will be built across the globe.

By unlocking the potential of drones and helping national aviation authorities, ANSPs, developers and enterprise organisations, Altitude Angel is establishing new services to support the growth in the drone industry.

In 2021 Altitude Angel won a prestigious Air Traffic Management (ATM) Magazine Award in the ‘UTM Service Suppliers’ category, which recognises pioneering technologies and procedures developed by UTM service suppliers to advance safety and complex operations, for its Pop-Up UTM platform.  Read more about the awards here.

Altitude Angel was founded by Richard Parker in 2014 and is headquartered in Reading, UK.

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