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 →
We have some exciting news for cartographers and geodesists (yes those are actual job titles)! OneSky now provides a method for users to add their own map/imagery data layers, a kind of Bring Your Own Map feature! OneSky users can not only select from the various layers we provide for everyone, but now we allow you to... Continue Reading →
One of the situations that a remote pilot will face while planning their flight is with regard to the strength or quality of their control link. As UAS pilots, we have probably all been asked by someone "how far can you fly that thing", and while the appropriate answer for most anyone would be "only... Continue Reading →