🇬🇧 Poland: EU project of drone flights over cities now underway

An initial series of trial drone flights has got underway in Rzeszów, the largest city in southern Poland with a population of 200,000 people, reports a press release.

The release explains, “The project is co-funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 program within the framework of the SESAR Joint Undertaking, an EU public-private partnership that coordinates all air traffic management research and innovation activities.” Adding, “Poland is one of four EU countries where the trials are conducted.” (…)

Jakub Węglarz, Project Manager, responsible at Dronehub for the implementation of the project, remarked, “Between November and next June, we will check how drones react to different and rapidly changing weather conditions.  We can adjust both hardware and software to the real city conditions and the needs of public services. Our conclusions and recommendations will be used to help smooth Urban Air mobility deployment in Europe.” (…)

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