In short

PROJECT ID

PJ34-W3 AURA

PROJECT DURATION

2021-01-01 > 2022-12-31

TOTAL COST

EU CONTR.

EUR 7.726.310,77

STATUS

Closed

PJ34-W3 AURA - ATM U-Space Interface

The global objective of AURA is to lay the foundations for the integration of the new entrants in current and future air traffic environment, developing the required concept of operations and validating U-space services information exchanges with ATM systems. In order to achieve this objective, all relevant stakeholders (drone operators, U-space service providers, data services providers, ATM providers and authorities) are included during the project development and throughout its lifetime.

AURA project identifies the requirements for U-space information exchange with ATM through SWIM and validates a set of selected U-space services, developing the service definition for the SWIM candidate services. Secondly, it defines a novel Collaborative ATM-U-space Concept of Operations (ConOps) for drones in a fully collaborative environment with ATM that go beyond the existing concepts developed for a U-space and validates these new concepts.

AURA project contributes to enable the development of Very Low Level (VLL) markets, allowing the introduction of new actors in a safe, harmonized, sustainable and efficient way and compatible with current ATM environment. Also, the project contributes to avoid the segregation of the airspace and increase the interoperability. AURA provides inputs for the current regulatory and standardization initiatives regarding U-space with a high involvement of external stakeholders through an Advisory Board.

Participants

  • INDRA
  • AIRBUS
  • DLR
  • NLR
  • ANS CR (B4)
  • ON (B4)
  • PANSA (B4)
  • AUSTRO CONTROL
  • SWEDISH CIVIL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION
  • DFS
  • DSNA
  • ENAIRE
  • ENAV
  • EUROCONTROL
  • FRQ (FSP)
  • HC (FSP)
  • HONEYWELL AEROSPACE
  • LEONARDO
  • SINTEF
  • NATS
  • THALES LAS FRANCE SAS
  • THALES AVS FRANCE SAS
  • LPS SR (B4)
  • CCL/COOPANS
  • IAA (COOPANS)
  • NAVIAIR/COOPANS
  • ATOS (FSP)
  • AIRTEL
  • SAAB

This project has received funding from the SESAR Joint Undertaking under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101017521

European Union