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Airbus UTM Teams Awarded Best in Conference and Best in Session at USA / Europe ATM R&D Seminar

The USA / Europe ATM R&D Seminar is held every two years alternating between locations in the USA and Europe. This seminar has become the preeminent event for ATM researchers…

Data Diversity for Machine Learning and AI

Large amounts of curated and labeled data are critical for the machine learning (ML) component of the perception and decision-making AI software for autonomous flight being developed…

2021 AIAA Aviation Forum: Accommodating operational uncertainty in UAM with strategic deconfliction

As many of our readers are well aware, The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is a worldwide leader in the global aerospace industry as the largest technical…

Accelerating advanced air mobility with NASA: An update on X3 and X4 simulation series

Developing and deploying tools that support advanced air mobility (AAM) is a key focus at Airbus UTM. While we’re working specifically to solve the industry’s air traffic infrastructure…