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Air Traffic Control for Low Flying Aircraft and UAVs

Technology Area: Aerospace & Defense

Commercial Maturity: Prototype

Abstract: This invention utilizes cell phones mounted on aerial vehicles to implement an air traffic control system for low flying aircraft. The system can be used to manage unmanned vehicles (remotely piloted or autonomously controlled) and manned vehicles including monitoring flight data, avoiding collisions, and controlling air space.