Launch of working group to help shape the future of UK airspace
The future flight challenge announces a cross-sector working group to help inform policy for future airspace integration of innovative new aviation technology.
The future flight challenge has launched a new industry working group, focusing on the emerging generation of vehicle types and the challenges of integrating these vehicles into UK airspace.
The Future Aviation Industry Working Group on Airspace Integration (FAIWG:AI) was constructed by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) working alongside:
It brings together stakeholders from industry to help provide input and insight to government strategy and regulatory policy for integrating these new vehicle types in UK airspace.
The emerging vehicle types represented by FAIWG:AI will be:
The main voice for airspace integration needs of future flight vehicles
The FAIWG:AI aims to:
This will allow commercial services to begin no later than 2025, with a clearly defined path to sustainable growth to 2030 and beyond. Commercial services mean that the benefits of these new vehicles can start to be realised in practice for everyone in the UK.
View the full article including the list of working group members here as well as the attached outreach letter from the Future Aviation Industry Working Group on Airspace Integration