DLR at the ITS World Congress 2021

The ITS World Congress (Intelligent Transport Systems), the biggest industry gathering in the field of intelligent mobility and digitalisation, is coming to Germany in 2021. From 11 to 15 October, experts from the mobility, logistics and IT sectors, trade associations and political representatives will convene in Hamburg. The German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) will provide insights into its ongoing projects in the field of mobility research at its stand (Hall 5, B220). Visitors will be able to see a prototype of the futuristic U-shift vehicle concept, learn more about urban air transport and find out how to study mobility with smartphones. Videos will provide an insight into DLR’s test fields for the automated navigation of roads and shipping routes as well as for future freight transport. Read more…

Winners of the SESAR JU Digital Sky Awards announced

On 17 June, the SESAR JU announced the winners of the 2021 Digital European Sky Awards, celebrating the best of research and innovation in air traffic management in Europe. Several AT-One-related projects were shortlisted before in a rigorous evaluation. One of the five winning projects is CORUS, in which AT-One participated and which was awarded in the “U-space” category. In the “Sustainability” category, the DLR-coordinated FlyATM4E project received another award. Read more about all five winners or replay the ceremony here.

HorizonUAM Symposium 2021

On 22 – 23 September DLR’s first symposium on Urban Air Mobility (UAM) will cover DLR’s research on UAM vehicles, corresponding infrastructure, operation of UAM services, as well as the public acceptance of future urban air transportation. The online event is free and open to the interested public after a quick registration. Read more…

Official opening of the new DLR site in Cochstedt

DLRs National Experimental Test Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems has begun its work in Cochstedt. For future Urban Air Mobility solutions, research will focus on testing demonstrators, integrating unmanned aerial systems into civil airspace, certification and licensing, and acceptance, particularly with regard to noise, safety and environmental impact. Photo: DLR (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) Read more…