What is U-space?
The European Commission expects that the global marketplace for unmanned aircraft or drones will create more than 10 billion Euros in economic impact each year by 2035. U-space is a set of new services and procedures designed to support safe, efficient and secure access to airspace for these large numbers of drones. U-space is capable of ensuring the smooth operation of all categories of drones, all types of missions and all drone users in all operating environments. It provide not only the framework for routine drone operations, but also an effective interface to manned aviation. ATM/ANS service provides and authorities. The services are based on a high level of digitilisation and automation of functions, either on board the drone itself or on the ground