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The ENAC – Groupe ADP – Sopra Steria Research Chair on Drone Systems is led by ENAC through its Foundation. With an initial duration of 3 years it is the first chair to tackle the problem of drones integration in airspace.

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Chair publications

Well Clear, Simulations, UAS for Retail, Certifying Learning: four new papers

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In the beginning of this year, the Chair researchers have submitted four papers to highly rated conferences, but also to more specialized and industry oriented ones. Letters of acceptation for…

Detect and Protect: security or safety ?

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As George Bernard Shaw once said “Both the optimists and the pessimists contribute to the society. The optimist invents the aeroplane, and the pessimist the parachute”. All over the world, numerous initiatives and demonstrations have shown the multiple benefits of drone operations, that is the optimists’ work. Now the pessimists are also at work to prevent malicious use of drones.

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Chair conference at ENAC, december the 13th 2017

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MM Sharples and Jestin held a conference in ENAC Toulouse premises to give an overview on the Chair activities and ongoing projects. This event gathered students, ENAC staff, researchers, professionnals, and…

RPAS NEWS

Before TCAS, there was none; now there are many

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The introduction of new CASs results in a multiplication of the number of different systems in the airspace. And this is not without consequences. During ACAS Xa integration tests, though the coordination was working perfectly, it was noted that the performances of TCAS were degraded. This highlighted the fact that CASs need not only to be able to coordinate but they also need to be interoperable.

The Taxonomy for Ground Vehicles Levels of Automation 

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The automotive world is on the verge of a revolution with vehicles reaching higher levels of automation. Automation is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as: “the use of electronic…

DAIDALUS vs ACAS Xu

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A comparison between ACAS Xu and DAIDALUS has been recently performed by the NASA. Their results show some discrepancies between the two methods and some unexpected behaviors from ACAS Xu and DAIDALUS.

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The Groupe ADP’s ambition is to become a world leader in airport design, construction and operation and is now in the trio of top airport managers in the world.

Sopra Steria

Sopra Steria is a European leader in digital transformation. It provides end-to-end solutions to address the core business needs of large companies and organisations, helping them remain competitive and grow.

ENAC & THE ENAC FOUNDATION

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ENAC is internationally recognized as the leading aeronautics and aviation university in Europe, providing a broad range of training, studies and research activities.

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At the end of 2012, ENAC Foundation was created as an independant legal structure by ENAC.