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The modernisation of air traffic management is one of the main challenges of current aeronautics research. For this reason, the European Union initiated the Single European Sky ATM Research Programme (SESAR) within the Horizon 2020 research framework programme. Two of the projects with a focus on the safe and efficient airport of the future are now being launched under the leadership of the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR). They will focus on the use of remote tower technology that enables the provision of single or multiple aerodrome ATS from a remote tower centre and extensive testing of new air traffic management developments on the ground. Continue reading →