No obstacles for airports regulating satellites

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Thanks to ESA, airports can now use satellites to brand and conduct obstacles that could poise a risk to moody safety.

Of a 48 000 airports around a globe, usually about a entertain can concede aircraft to land in bad continue and usually 500 airports have a dilettante on site to pinpoint obstacles that competence surpass tallness restrictions within moody paths.

Ascend – Obstacle government solution

Airport restrictions

With ESA’s help, Ascend XYZ in Denmark has grown a use for airports to record intensity obstacles.

The use uses satellites and aircraft total with intelligent web-based software.

“Free information from a latest Copernicus Sentinel satellites make this affordable for airports,” commented Peter Hemmingsen, CEO during Ascend.

The use helps airports to approve with airside reserve regulations. Using existent airfield data, it calculates a limited aerial zones around a airport.

“Until now, airports have used maps and a group of specialists to do these calculations though a use does this for them and outputs a scold support for airfield authorities,” Peter added.

Tall trees encroaching into a limited zone

The program is designed for use by non-specialists who can simply register and guard obstacles perspicacious limited zones.

Sometimes a proxy obstacle, such as a crane, is erected tighten to a airport. This can also be purebred in a Ascend program including minute measurements granted by a building company.

“Using a tallness of a obstacle, a Ascend program can fast calculate either a intent is a intensity problem. No maps and no specialists are required. This is simple, fit and avoids tellurian error.”

Satnav information from Ascend guides margin crew to a barrier and additional information can be entered offsite around a cloud- and browser-based government system.

Registering an obstacle

“Through ESA, Ascend XYZ shows that regulating space information can urge a daily life in many opposite areas – in this case, it is airfield safety,” records a Agency’s Arnaud Runge.

Source: ESA



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