Above & Beyond: The Role of UTM in Enabling BVLOS Flight

Aug 11 2020

Posted by Altitude Angel Webinar

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In this webinar Richard Parker, CEO & Founder at Altitude Angel, is joined by David Walters, Head of Strategic Programmes at Altitude Angel, and Edward Anastassacos, CEO of HEROTECH8, to discuss a range of talking points, including

  • What is required to unlock Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight flight
  • How is UTM (Unmanned Traffic Management) enabling drones to fly further and more frequently?
  • When will we begin to see highly automated BVLOS at scale? 



HEROTECH​8 delivers connected drone-in-a-box technology to support round-the-clock automated drone operations. Their solution enables industry to automatically deploy, recover and recharge drones without the need for an operator on-site.

Find our more about HEROTECH8's drone-in-a-box technology by visiting https://www.herotech8.com/

You can also follow HEROTECH8 on Linkedin.


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.

Altitude Angel’s developer platform is open and available to all at https://developers.altitudeangel.com.

For further information please contact:

Stephen Farmer, Altitude Angel, Head of Corporate Communications & PR

+44 (0)118 391 3503



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