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Enable RPAS Insertion in Controlled Airspace

PJ13 - W2 ERICA

Enable RPAS Insertion in Controlled Airspace

Call for proposal: 
H2020-SESAR-2019-1
Link to CORDIS:
Objectives: 

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) have positively impacted civil and military applications. RPAS access to non-segregated airspace is essential to exploit their full capabilities, offering new services to the community and enabling market opportunities with huge economy benefits.

To make insertion of RPAS into the ATM system a success, key challenges have to be addressed: to design a harmonised way to operate in nominal and emergency conditions; that RPAS do not adversely impact operations of existing airspace users; to ensure interoperability with current safety nets; to develop common standards and procedures.

ERICA will assess operational and technical capabilities to allow RPAS to safely operate (in nominal and emergency conditions) in controlled airspace (class A to C) and will develop and validate solutions without negative impacts on air traffic. A Detect and Avoid system for the “collision avoidance” and “remain well clear” functions will be developed. A framework for inserting RPAS into the non-segregated airspace will be developed in two streams: “Accommodation”, with platforms, missions and applications to meet the initial demand, exploiting existing capabilities, and “Integration”, to reach the final objective.

The benefits expected from the project are: developing recognised European RPAS operations in non-segregated airspace; enabling civil and military RPAS, fixed and rotary wing aircraft, to operate mixed with the manned traffic under a single European sky; increasing RPAS access to the airspace and equity with conventional traffic; contributions to regulatory and standardisation bodies; assuring interoperability with ATM system within and outside Europe; Safety, Human Performance and Cyber Security KPAs will also be investigated.

The ERICA partnership, which consists of expert ANSPs, Industry and R&D stakeholders, brings the essential assets to deliver the RPAS integration with a common European view, the key for the success of the Project.

Institution Type:
Institution Name: 
European Commission
Type of funding:
Lead Organisation: 

Leonardo - Societa Per Azioni

Address: 
Piazza Monte Grappa 4
195 Roma
Italy
EU Contribution: 
€1,705,423
Partner Organisations: 

Airbus

Address: 
2 ROND POINT EMILE DEWOITINE
31700 BLAGNAC
France
EU Contribution: 
€337,097

Austro Control Osterreichische Gesellschaft Fur Zivilluftfahrt Mbh

Address: 
WAGRAMER STRASSE 19
1220 WIEN
Austria

Polska Agencja Zeglugi Powietrznej

Address: 
Ul. Wiezowa 8
02N/A147 Warszawa
Poland
EU Contribution: 
€156,835

Saab Ab

Address: 
Broederna Ugglas Gata
58188 LINKOEPING
Sweden
EU Contribution: 
€935,352

Hungarocontrol Magyar Legiforgalmiszolgalat Zartkoruen Mukodo Reszvenytarsasag

Address: 
IGLO UTCA 33 35
BUDAPEST
1185
Hungary
EU Contribution: 
€67,248

Rizeni Letoveho Provozu Ceske Republiky Statni Podnik

Address: 
Navigacni 787
25261 Jenec
Czech Republic

Stichting Nationaal Lucht En-Ruimtevaartlaboratorium

Address: 
Anthony Fokkerweg 2
1059CM AMSTERDAM
Netherlands
EU Contribution: 
€38,719

Direction Des Services De La Navigation Aérienne

Address: 
Rue Henry Farman 50
75720 Paris
France
EU Contribution: 
€834,554

Enav

Address: 
VIA SALARIA, 16
138 ROME
Italy
EU Contribution: 
€295,515

Honeywell Aerospace

Address: 
4 AVENUE SAINT GRANIER
31300 TOULOUSE
France
EU Contribution: 
€547,755

Enaire

Address: 
AVENIDA DE ARAGON S/N BLOQUE 330, PORTAL 2 PARQUE EMPRESARIAL LAS MERCEDES
28022 MADRID
Spain
EU Contribution: 
€258,949

Valstybes Imone Oro Navigacija

Address: 
RODUNIOS KEL 2
02188 VILNIAUS
Lithuania
EU Contribution: 
€90,344

Eurocontrol - European Organisation For The Safety Of Air Navigation

Address: 
Rue De La Fusée 96
1130 Bruxelles
Belgium

Atos Belgium

Address: 
DA VINCILAAN 5
1930 ZAVENTEM
Belgium

Croatia Control, Croatian Air Navigation Services Ltd

Address: 
RUDOLFA FIZIRA 2
10410 VELIKA GORICA
Croatia

Sintef

Address: 
Strindveien 4
7034 TRONDHEIM
Norway

Deutsches Zentrum Fr Luft Und Raumfahrt E.v

Address: 
Linder Hoehe
51147 KOELN
Germany

Thales Avs France Sas

Address: 
75-77 Avenue Marcel Dassault
33700 Merignac
France
EU Contribution: 
€1,074,748

Frequentis Ag

Address: 
Innovationsstrasse 1
1100 WIEN
Austria
EU Contribution: 
€299,227

Indra

Address: 
Avenida de Bruselas, 35
Alcobendas Madrid
Spain
EU Contribution: 
€447,177

Thales Las France Sas

Address: 
AVENUE GAY LUSSAC 2
78990 ELANCOURT
France
EU Contribution: 
€1,052,815

Nats

Address: 
4000 Parkway, whiteley 4000
Fareham, Hampshire
PO157FL
United Kingdom
EU Contribution: 
€97,120

Dassault Aviation

Address: 
9, Rond-Point des Champs-Elysées - Marcel Dassault
75008 PARIS
France
EU Contribution: 
€148,390

Letove Prevadzkove Sluzby Slovenskej Republiky, Statny Podnik

Address: 
IVANSKA CESTA 93
823 07 BRATISLAVA
Slovakia

Udaras Eitliochta Na Heireann The Irish Aviation Authority

Address: 
D'OLIER STREET 11-12 THE TIMES BUILDING
D02 T449
DUBLIN
Ireland

Naviair

Address: 
NAVIAIR ALLE 1
2770 KASTRUP
Denmark

Luftfartsverket

Address: 
HOSPITALSGATAN 30
602 27 NORRKOPING
Sweden
EU Contribution: 
€98,908

Dfs Deutsche Flugsicherung Gmbh

Address: 
AM DFS CAMPUS 10
63225 LANGEN
Germany

Airtel Atn Limited

Address: 
2 HARBOUR SQUARE CROFTON ROAD
A96D6R0
DUN LOAGHAIRE DUBLIN
Ireland
Technologies: 
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