Bari increasingly attractive for the integration activities of drones in the airspace

The final conference of the CORUS-XUAM Project, being held (on March 29 and 30, 2023) at the Bari Polytechnic University’s multimedia hall, marks a new step in the technological development to enable drone traffic and integrate it into traditional airspace. The solutions presented in Bari have been tested in several European states highlighting the development […]

‘GROTTAGLIE AIRPORT TEST BED,’ the most advanced research infrastructure in Europe funded.

The Distretto Tecnologico Aerospaziale (DTA) and its partners Politecnico di Bari, University of Bari and University of Salento have kicked off the path for the realization of the Research Infrastructure (IR) ‘Grottaglie Airport Test Bed’ (GATB) already introduced in the National Research Infrastructure Plan (PNIR 2014-2020) and also included in the 2021-2027 plan with enhancement […]

Drones and satellites to make the port of Taranto smarter

The president of the Aerospace Technological District (DTA), Giuseppe Acierno, and the president of the Port System Authority of the Ionian Sea, Sergio Prete, have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop and implement UAM/UAS applications (Urban AirMobility/Unmanned Aerial Systems ) through which to experiment the application of air mobility systems to maritime transport, allowing […]

Project S.I.ADD. – Meeting to present the results achieved

The final meeting of the SIADD project was held on 14 december 2022, during which the main results achieved were presented.In addition to the scientific director of the project, prof. Antonio Domenico Ludovico, and representatives of all the partners, the expert appointed by the MUR, prof. Raffaele Cioffi who expressed particular appreciation for the work […]

DRONE-TECH, new project between DTA and israeli companies.

Another initiative of the Aerospace Technology District will soon be launched in collaboration with Israeli companies operating in the drone sector. The project was prepared as part of a collaboration that the DTA started a year ago with the INDI-Israelian National Drone Initiative program and which first allowed an exchange of knowledge on how to […]

Project AURA, experimentation at the Grottaglie Airport Test Bed

SESAR project PJ34-AURA completes the validation exercise into the Grottaglie Airport Test Bed. Partners of the SESAR project PJ34-AURA, Leonardo, with the participation of ENAV, D-Flight, ,Telespazio, LEONARDO Germany GmbH and NAIS, have completed the demonstration exercise of the project exploiting the research and experimentation infrastructure Grottaglie Airport Test Bed, managed by Distretto Tecnologico Aerospaziale (DTA). […]

Drones and new technologies for the future of cities

There were about 600 participants in the first day of Drones Beyond which ends today in Bari at the Fiera del Levante. Many representatives of some European municipalities, Italian and European space and control agencies and large companies engaged in aerospace activities took part in the event, which addressed the issue of Urban air mobility […]