We are continually adding data to our OneSky web portal while working to provide an easy to understand landscape for pilots to plan and monitor their operations. As new pilots begin exploring our tools and capabilities, it can be easy to make assumptions about how airspace maps might be interpreted. This is meant to be... Continue Reading →
Late September's incident involving a DJI Phantom UAS and an Army Black Hawk helicopter highlight's the ever-growing need for enhanced safety around unmanned aircraft in the national airspace. This incident isn't isolated, unfortunately, and is just one of the latest in a growing list. According to NTSB's Report, there were a number of oversights on... Continue Reading →
OneSky's Web Portal provides visibility into other flights that may be occurring in realtime. This is a great safety of flight capability and provides a level of situational awareness for pilot's to understand the overall airspace picture around them.
One of the latest updates to the OneSky web portal and the supporting API, is the introduction of "Control Points". This is a great way to model the expected location for your aircraft's GCS equipment. By supplying this additional information about the intended flight, OneSky will soon be able to provide communications analysis as well... Continue Reading →
With the latest update of the OneSky UTM, you may notice some unfamiliar icons floating around on the globe at various times. These are actually other users of the system who are currently supplying realtime position data for their flights! Right now you will be limited to only seeing the position and a short history... Continue Reading →
In an effort to increase awareness while flying, OneSky now supports the ability to issue both airspace proximity warnings and intersection alerts. This allows notifications to be issued directly to pilots when an airspace is violated or at risk of being violated. If you haven't explored some of the airspace warning/violation capabilities in the OneSky... Continue Reading →
On October 12, 2017 a drone hit a commercial aircraft, Skyjet flight number SJ512. This marks the first incident of a drone colliding with a commercial aircraft in Canada. The aircraft was a Beechcraft King Air 100 twin turboprop with six passengers and two crew members on final approach to the Quebec City airport in... Continue Reading →
It was announced in November of last year that we would be partnering with Singapore's Nanyang Technical University (NTU) and the Air Traffic Management Research Institute (ATMRI) to begin looking at solutions related to urban unmanned traffic management. This was both exciting for us as well as challenging as we considered how to incorporate some of... Continue Reading →