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IFR RPAS Control in Airports and TMA

PROJECTS
Funding
European
European Union
Duration
-
Status
Ongoing
Geo-spatial type
Other
Total project cost
€1 614 614
EU Contribution
€1 416 055
Project Acronym
INVIRCAT
STRIA Roadmaps
Connected and automated transport (CAT)
Network and traffic management systems (NTM)
Transport mode
Airborne icon
Transport policies
Safety/Security
Transport sectors
Passenger transport,
Freight transport

Overview

Call for proposal
H2020-SESAR-2019-2
Link to CORDIS
Objectives

This proposal addresses the topic “Control of RPAS in the TMA” of the H2020 call “SESAR-ER4-28-2019”. Its objective is to provide means for a safe and efficient integration of RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems) into the existing Air Traffic Control (ATC) procedures and infrastructures within Terminal Manoeuvring Areas (TMA) under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR). The main goals of the INVIRCAT project are the creation of a concept of operations for remotely piloted aircraft systems in the terminal manoeuvring area of airports, assessing it through simulations and draft a set of recommendations for rule makers and standardization bodies.

In INVIRCAT a CONOPS will be elaborated for full accommodation of RPAS in TMA environments, including Automatic Take-Off and Landing (ATOL) procedures. These CONOPS will serve as a basis for implementing a cooperative, heterogeneous and distributed simulation infrastructure to enable a full IFR RPAS flight from one airport to another including all phases of flight. Based on the results of the simulations and the validation of the CONOPS a set of high-level operational and technical requirements will be defined.

To meet the objectives, the INVIRCAT consortium is formed of a balanced group representing the most innovative research arms of the ATM, ATC, UAS, UTM and UAM industries. In addition, a close collaboration with related projects on the topics “SESAR-ER4-29-2019: Remain Well Clear for IFR RPAS Integration in Class D-G Airspace” and “SESAR-ER4-30-2019: RPAS for Manned Flight Contingency Management” will be established, to feed their results into the concept of INVIRCAT. An Advisory Board will be set up to validate the requirements and to explore the challenges presented by the co-existence of conventional manned aviation, drones and UAM aircraft in aerodrome environments.

Funding

Parent Programmes
Institution Type
Public institution
Institution Name
European Commission
Type of funding
Public (EU)
Specific funding programme
H2020-EU.3.4.7. - SESAR JU
Other Programme
SESAR-ER4-28-2019 Control of IFR RPAS in the TMA

Partners

Lead Organisation
Organisation
Deutsches Zentrum Fr Luft Und Raumfahrt E.v
Address
Linder Hoehe, 51147 KOELN, Germany
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€501 875
Partner Organisations
Organisation
Ingenieria De Sistemas Para La Defensa De Espana Sa-Sme Mp
Address
Calle Beatriz De Bobadilla 3, 28040 Madrid, Spain
EU Contribution
€2 751 000
Organisation
Ingenieria De Sistemas Para La Defensa De Espana Sa-Sme Mp
Address
Calle Beatriz De Bobadilla 3, 28040 Madrid, Spain
EU Contribution
€108 480
Organisation
Nationaal Lucht En-Ruimtevaartlaboratorium
Address
Anthony Fokkerweg 2, 1059CM AMSTERDAM, Netherlands
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€234 950
Organisation
Deep Blue Srl
Address
Via Ennio Quirino Visconti 8, 193 Roma, Italy
EU Contribution
€13 183 660
Organisation
Deep Blue Srl
Address
Via Ennio Quirino Visconti 8, 193 Roma, Italy
EU Contribution
€168 125
Organisation
C.i.r.a. Centro Italiano Ricerche Aerospaziali Scpa
Address
VIA MAIORISE, 81043 CAPUA, Italy
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€12 996 465
Organisation
C.i.r.a. Centro Italiano Ricerche Aerospaziali Scpa
Address
VIA MAIORISE, 81043 CAPUA, Italy
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€248 875
Organisation
Institute For Sustainable Society And Innovation
Address
VICO TRONE 19, 80136 NAPOLI, Italy
EU Contribution
€153 750

Technologies

Technology Theme
Information systems
Technology
Air traffic management systems
Development phase
Validation

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