The two main terms being used by the industry are:

· Urban Air Mobility (UAM)

· Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM)

UTM is defined by the FAA as:

The FAA, NASA, other federal partner agencies, and industry are collaborating to explore concepts of operation, data exchange requirements, and a supporting framework to enable multiple beyond visual line-of-sight drone operations at low altitudes (under 400 feet above ground level (AGL)) in airspace where FAA air traffic services are not provided.

Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management (UTM) is a “traffic management” ecosystem for uncontrolled operations that is separate from, but…










Michael DeKort

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