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NASA starts using FLARM for drone UTM

NASA's Langley Research Center has started using FLARM in its Pathfinder drone UTM project. FLARM is being used both to avoid manned aircraft as well as other drones.

Introducing Continuous Range Analyzer

We are introducing the new Continuous Range Analyzer, which makes installation and antenna range measurements more reliable.

TrafficView from LXNAV certified

The new TrafficView displays from the company LXNAV have now been certified as FLARM Compatible and can be used as primary displays.

German UTM system based on FLARM

Droniq, a joint venture between the German ANSP DFS and Deutsche Telekom, is offering the first operational drone traffic management system in Europe and paves the way for safe and efficient drone operations in shared airspace and BVLOS.

New FLARM displays from AIR Avionics certified

Two new models of the AIR Traffic Display series from the company AIR Avionics have today been certified as FLARM Compatible in the category ‘Primary Display’.

Computer Vision to Assist Pilots

See-and-avoid is still the gold standard for collision avoidance in aviation. Together with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, we have developed a leading-edge architecture to detect all types of aircraft using computer vision.

FLARM dominantly part of ‘Share the Air’ in the UK

'Share the Air' is a UK CAA initiative to promote collision avoidance and Electronic Conspicuity (EC) in UK airspace. FLARM was unsurprisingly the system that was acknowledged by most respondents, being installed in over 7,000 aircraft flying in the UK.

FlarmLED+ from LXNAV certified

The FlarmLED+ display from the company LXNAV has now been certified as FLARM Compatible and can be used as a primary display.

Camera-Based Non-Cooperative Collision Avoidance

Camera-Based Non-Cooperative Collision Avoidance

FLARM joins Swiss U-Space Implementation Group

FLARM joins Swiss U-Space Implementation Group

EASA approves FLARM for helicopters

EASA has formally approved FLARM for fixed installation in helicopters. A new EASA Certification Memorandum (CM) extends generic FLARM installations from ELA2 aircraft to all CS‑23, CS‑27 and CS‑29 aircraft, including all rotorcraft.

FLARM receives UK BGA Safety Award

FLARM has been awarded the UK BGA's Bill Scull Safety Award during AERO 2019.

HEMS BVLOS Drone with FLARM-based Detect & Avoid

Swiss HEMS-operator Rega has presented a new FLARM-equipped drone to search for missing persons.

10,000th PowerFLARM sold

The 10,000th PowerFLARM system has been delivered to a UK customer.

GPS Week Rollover

GPS Week Rollover

New 2019 Obstacle Data Available

New 2019 Obstacle Data Available

Fully-automated long-range UAV flights

Fully-automated long-range UAV flights

XC Tracer II for paragliders available with FLARM

FLARM has partnered with XC Tracer to bring affordable collision avoidance to paragliding.

FLARM and Aerobits offer miniaturized solutions for UAV and UTM

FLARM and Aerobits partner up to offer miniaturized solutions for UAV and UTM

Swisscom Tests Smart Airspace Management for Drones Based on LTE and FLARM

Swisscom Tests Smart Airspace Management for Drones Based on their LTE Network and FLARM

Learning Series: Basel Flight School

New Learning Series: Basel Flight School

SESAR: ADS-B and other surveillance implementation status in Europe

ADS-B and other means of surveillance implementation status in Europe, as seen from SESAR

Garmin TIS and Audio Out feature licenses to be removed

Garmin TIS and Audio Out feature licenses to be removed

FLARM and uAvionix to Create Electronic Conspicuity Solutions for Manned and Unmanned Aircraft

Collaboration with uAvionix on Electronic Conspicuity solutions for GA and UAV

FLARM instrumental in many accident investigations

FLARM is instrumental in many accident investigations

FLARM and Swiss Post are creating safe and efficient drone transport over Switzerland

FLARM and Swiss Post are creating safe and efficient drone transport over Switzerland

Commercial BVLOS Drone Service uses FLARM for Traffic Avoidance

Drone transport in the Swiss capital city have started between two hospitals. All drones equipped with FLARM.

FlarmNet is undergoing maintenance

FlarmNet is undergoing maintenance

New customer portal available

The new customer portal has been released

Open FLARM UAS eID Standard published

Open FLARM UAS eID Standard published

MicroPilot and FLARM’s Autonomous Sense & Avoid System

MicroPilot and FLARM’s Autonomous Sense & Avoid System

World’s first regular and commercial drone transport inside a city, using FLARM

World's first regular and commercial drone transport inside a city, using FLARM

Matternet/Mercedes Transport Drones over Zurich City Equipped with FLARM

Matternet/Mercedes Transport Drones over Zurich City Equipped with FLARM

Using a camera to spot and track drones and aircraft

Using a camera to spot and track drones and aircraft

FLARM Firmware v6.40 released

Firmware version 6.40 has been released for all FLARM devices.

FLARM also market leader for UAV

FLARM now also market leader for UAV

Firmware Update 6.08/6.09 Released

Firmware Update 6.08/6.09 Released

FLARM, a must-have in aircraft cockpits

FLARM, a must-have in aircraft cockpits

Transport Canada recommends PowerFLARM

Transport Canada recommends PowerFLARM in its latest Aviation Safety Letter.

Statement by FLARM Technology about recent unsolicited emails

Statement about recent unsolicited email messages from a "Herbert Khum"

New external FLARM antenna available

A new external FLARM antenna is available for purchase.

PowerFLARM MCA approved by EASA

EASA has formally approved PowerFLARM to be installed in gliders and powered airplanes.

Collision avoidance for GA discussed by UK CAA

UK CAA has published an article about the importance of technical assistance to see-and-avoid in GA.

Soaring Society of America (SSA) strongly recommends FLARM in lieu of ADS-B Out

Soaring Society of America (SSA) strongly recommends FLARM in lieu of ADS-B Out.

White paper on FLARM system design and compatibility

An updated white paper on FLARM system design and compatibility has been published.

Searching for missing aircraft (SAR)

The Segelfliegen Magazine discusses in the editorial and an interview how Search & Rescue (SAR) processes operate and how they can be improved.

UK Nationals article

New FLARM article from the UK Nationals.

FLARM installed in a Super Constellation

SkyNews.ch has published an interesting story about the FLARM installation in a Super Constellation aircraft.

French Gliding Federation bases SAR strategy on FLARM

The French Gliding Federation is cooperating with FLARM Technology and the French Rescue Coordination Centre to find missing aircraft faster.

Open Glider Network and privacy

Segelfliegen magazin has published an article about privacy and legal issues surrounding OGN.

FLARM wins aerokurier Innovation Award

During AERO 2015, FLARM was awarded the prestigious aerokurier Innovation Award in the Avionics category.

Glider tracking

Glider tracking with FLARM covered by Gliding International

Omega tau podcasts about FLARM

Omega tau, the leading podcast producer for scientific and engineering content, has published two podcasts about FLARM.

FLARM Firmware Update

Mandatory firmware update to all FLARM devices has been released

Open Glider Network (OGN)

Segelfliegen magazin has published an article about the Open Glider Network (OGN).

Press release: Scheduled and mandatory firmware update to all FLARM and PowerFLARM devices; New TrackingServer

Mandatory firmware update!

FFVV article about FLARM

The French Gliding Federation, FFVV, has published an article about best practice FLARM use.

Royal Air Force (UK) fitted with FLARM

Royal Air Force fitted with FLARM

Press release: FLARM announces Daniel Hoffmann as General Manager

FLARM announces Daniel Hoffmann as General Manager

FLARM mandatory in France

FLARM mandatory in France

Scoping improvements to “See and Avoid” for General Aviation initiated

Scoping improvements to "See and Avoid" for GA

FLARM awarded at AERO 2012

FLARM awarded at AERO 2012

End of support for old F4 and F5 devices; obstacle data at cost

End of support for F4 and F5 devices

Gerhard Wesp joins FLARM development team

Gerhard Wesp joins FLARM development team

FLARM Update 2011

FLARM Update 2011

Swiss Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) recommends FLARM

AAIB recommends FLARM

Christian Dobler joins the FLARM development team

Christian Dobler joins FLARM

IGC refers looking into long-term air-to-air standard to FAI

IGC refers looking into long-term air-to-air standard to FAI

Flarm proposes alternative to IGC Plenary

Flarm proposes alternative to IGC Plenary

No agreement reached between FLARM and DSX

No agreement reached between FLARM and DSX

FLARM and DSX involved in compatibility discussions

FLARM and DSX involved in compatibility discussions