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UAV-APPLICATIONS IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES: POSTER CONTRIBUTION AT WORKSHOP IN DRESDEN

On the 4th of October 2022, a workshop on UAV applications in the environmental sciences took place in Dresden and AIRlabs Austria was represented with a poster contribution by Dr. Gernot Seier. The workshop was organised on the occasion of the book publication “UAVs for the Environmental Sciences – Methods and Applications” (freely accessible via […]

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21.10.2022 08:10

AIRLABS AT THE ACSTYRIA MOVING ON EVENT

The BMK Innovation Lab AIRlabs Austria was part of the ACstyria Mobility Cluster Mobility Congress in Spielberg on 11 and 12 October. At this great event celebrating the 25th anniversary of ACstyria, with representatives from the automotive, aerospace and rail industries, AIRlabs Austria presented the innovation lab’s portfolio for the development, testing, demonstration and validation […]

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19.10.2022 11:10

NEW AIRLABS INFRASTRUCTURE: ELEVONX TANGO UAV

The AIRlabs Austria infrastructure portfolio was recently expanded by a new addition. The e-VTOL UAV Tango from the manufacturer ElevonX is now ready for use and exciting tasks await the AIRlabs team with the drone. The aircraft with a wingspan of three metres enables a variety of operations with a payload of up to 5 […]

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14.10.2022 16:10

Large TRA-Area “Steinalpl”

Dear AIRlabs Austria partners and everyone interested, we are very pleased to have now received the official approval of the temporary restricted area LO R 9 “Steinalpl”, on the border between Styria and Lower Austria. The approx. 100 km² area can now be activated via a NOTAM and thus offers the possibility to conduct flight […]

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13.09.2022 13:09

EMoTe Expert consultation

Dear partners, the EMoTe project identifies and looks at the research and innovation focus of mobile radio technologies for UTM systems in rural, very remote alpine regions as well as urban areas up to 300 metres above ground through different methods.   In the next step of the EMoTe project, different mobile radio technologies are compared […]

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04.07.2022 14:07

AIRlabs Austria infrastructures and associated competences 2022

AIRlabs Austria makes this year’s Infrastructure Programme 2022 available to all partners and interested parties. It contains infrastructures and associated competences provided in cooperation with our partners. This years infrastructure and associated competences are categorised according to the following areas: Basic infrastructures for basic and applied researchDesignated airspace restriction areas, aerodromes and infrastructuresSpecific basic infrastructures […]

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24.06.2022 11:06

AIRlabs Austria 7th Partner Conference

We had the pleasure to host our 7th Partner Conference at FACC AG in Ried im Innkreis on 25.05.2022 25. May 2022, Reichersberg A successful event starts for AIRlabs Austria with exciting insights into the world of drones. Interested participants of our partner meeting therefore followed the invitation to Reichersberg (Upper Austria) to one of […]

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Events, News
03.06.2022 16:06

AIRlabs mentioned in the current monitoring report of AustriaTech!

The BMK innovation laboratory AIRlabs has made its entry into the monitoring report 2021 by Austria Tech addressing the topics of Automated Mobility in Austria! You will find us on page 16

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01.06.2022 09:06

Drone Acceptance – Results of Current Studies

AIRlabs Austria is the Austria-wide BMK innovation laboratory for the development and operation of test infrastructures for unmanned aerial systems. With its strong partner network, AIRlabs Austria enables an innovative infrastructure landscape with the associated expertise. In addition to the possibilities for testing unmanned aerial systems, AIRlabs also considers drone acceptance, among other things, in […]

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23.03.2022 09:03

2nd AIRlabs Expert Talk

„The Chicken-and-Egg-Problem in Cellular Phone Networks – Is 5G/6G Technology Empowering Applications or is User Demand Driving Technology Development?” AIRlabs Austria has hosted a workshop with experts from industry and research to analyse the opportunities and risks of 5G/6G technologies in the drone industry.   The workshop was titled “The Chicken-and-Egg-Problem in Cellular Phone Networks – […]

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26.01.2022 10:01

Events

22.11.2022: Workshop on the subject “POSSIBLE USE CASES OF DRONES FOR COMPANIES”

On the 22nd of November 2022, a drone workshop will be held at the Lakeside Science & Technology Park on the topic of possible uses of drones for companies – by means of mobile radio the drones come closer to you. In the course of this event, the Technical-Scientific Director of AIRlabs Austria – Dr. […]

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Events
20.10.2022 10:10

AIRlabs Austria 7th Partner Conference

We had the pleasure to host our 7th Partner Conference at FACC AG in Ried im Innkreis on 25.05.2022 25. May 2022, Reichersberg A successful event starts for AIRlabs Austria with exciting insights into the world of drones. Interested participants of our partner meeting therefore followed the invitation to Reichersberg (Upper Austria) to one of […]

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Events, News
03.06.2022 16:06

27-28 Oct 2021: AIRlabs Future Conference

Dear AIRlabs partners and supporters, We would now like to send you the provisional agenda and some further information for our 2nd AIRlabs Future Conference on 27 and 28 October: Timeline – Agenda Future Conference AIRlabs Austria 2021 Wednesday, 27.10.2021: 14:00Eröffnung / Begrüßung (Solar.One, Bürgermeister, ÖAMTC)14:15Vorstellung AIRlabs Austria Team14:30Grußwort des BMK14:35Einführung in den Nachmittag und […]

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18.10.2021 14:10

23 Nov 2020: Business Treff “Using Drones Successfully”

The Business Meeting “Using Drones Successfully” is organised by the Vienna Business Agency in cooperation with Austro Control, AAIG, PWC and the BMK Innovation Lab AIRlabs Austria. The topic is framework conditions, use cases and new opportunities for the commercial use of unmanned aerial systems. In addition to the presentation of AIRlabs Austria, contributions on […]

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01.10.2020 14:10

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Research Results

Introducing low-threshold access to icing experiments in the RTA climatic wind tunnel with a multiuser approach

Project numbers: 5.509.20001, 5.509.20002, 5.509.20003 Involved cooperation partners: RTA Rail Tec Arsenal FH JOANNEUM | University of Applied Sciences FACC AG AIRlabs Austria Project Description/Methods: Many technological research challenges for drones, e.g. all-weather capability and countermeasures for icing, can currently only be addressed experimentally in complex and expensive infrastructures; due to the international importance of the […]

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03.10.2022 09:10

Drones as first responders – How emergency services can be supported in the future

Project number: 5.502.20001 (Presentation/test of self-sufficient hangar) Involved cooperation partners: Frequentis AG APB Corporation GmbH AIRlabs Austria GmbH Project Description/Methods: MCX- (Mission Critical Broadband Communications, e.g. for MCPTT via 5G) form the likely future of mission critical BOS networks based on 4G-/5G technology after the current Tetra standard. It enables the existing public authority radio […]

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Research Results
05.07.2022 13:07

Detection of cooperative drones in the course of „Save Aviation Tyrol“

Project number: 6.604.30001 & 6.605.30001 (Test flights for „SafeAviationTyrol“) Involved cooperation partners: World-Direct eBusiness solutions GmbH Twins GmbH AIRlabs Austria GmbH Project description/methods: The project “SafeAviationTyrol” deals with practicable and quickly applicable solutions for the safety issues associated with drones. These include:a) the localisation of drones and aircraft close to the ground,b) the avoidance of […]

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Research Results
17.05.2022 15:05

Latency measurement of optical UAS sensors

Project number: 5.512.20001 (Latency measurement sensor data recording) Involved cooperation partners: FH Kärnten | University of Applied Sciences Twins GmbH AIRlabs Austria GmbH Project description/methods: For triggering RGB cameras, the time span of triggering and saving the image on the SD card was determined. The trigger source originates from the autopilot. The trigger is recognisable […]

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Research Results
25.04.2022 09:04

Aerial survey of grasslands for wildlife and fawn detection prior to mowing works

Project number: 9.902.60004 (Aerial grassland surveys for possible fauna detection) Involved cooperation partners: Holding Graz FH JOANNEUM | University of Applied Sciences AIRlabs Austria Project description/methods: Throughout Austria, up to 25,000 fawns suffer death each year as a result of mowing on agricultural land – especially near forests. The fawns are hidden in the high […]

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Research Results
21.04.2022 15:04

AERIAL SURVEY OF THE BUS CENTRE TO CREATE AN ORTHOPHOTO FOR ANALYSIS PURPOSES

Project number: 8.802.50006 (Night recording Bus Center) Involved cooperation partners: Holding Graz FH JOANNEUM | University of Applied Sciences Graz University of Technology AIRlabs Austria Project Description/Methods: The bus center of the Holding Graz GmbH in the Kärntnerstraße in Graz accommodates the entire bus fleet of the city including parking spaces, maintenance facilities and alike […]

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Research Results
06.12.2021 15:12

Measurement of the Augarten Bay in Graz for documentation purposes

Project number: 8.802.50005 (Aerial Survey Augarten) Involved cooperation partners: Holding Graz FH JOANNEUM | University of Applied Sciences Graz University of Technology AIRlabs Austria Project description/methods: For the construction and redesign of the Augarten Bay in Graz, 47 trees with a diameter of more than 12 cm had to be felled in 2020, all of […]

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Research Results
06.12.2021 15:12

Permit support for an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to measure snow depths

Project number: 4.414.10001 (SORA Kölnbrein hydroelectric dam) Involved cooperation partners: FH Kärnten | University of Applied Sciences AIRlabs Austria Project description/methods: The aim of this project is to evaluate the capabilities of an UAS for measuring snow depths in high alpine terrain and to practically perform a more advanced proof-of-concept test for the UTM integration […]

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06.12.2021 15:12

PERMIT SUPPORT FOR A CROSS-BORDER OPERATION

Project number: 8.802.50004 (GOF2.0 tests at Klagenfurt Airport) Involved cooperation partners: Frequentis AG Carinthian Airport Operating Company Ltd. AIRlabs Austria GmbH Project Description/Methods: With the increase of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and air cabs in the rapidly growing drone market, the need arises to develop technologies and frameworks for their safe coexistence with manned aircraft. […]

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Research Results
06.12.2021 15:12

Development/Draft of the “Lenzbauer Winery” operating environment

Project number: 9.902.60001 (Maiden flight Lenzbauer Wine) Involved cooperation partners: Graz University of Technology FH JOANNEUM | University of Applied Sciences AIRlabs Austria Project description/methods: The 6 operational levels of the AIRlabs Austria phased model provide testing opportunities in real airspace – under neutral operating conditions – as well as specific or subject-related test environments. […]

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Research Results
06.12.2021 14:12

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