HungaroControl presented its newest developments and innovations at the World ATM Congress in Madrid, where the most important players in the aviation sector met. The participants of the event got the opportunity to get familiar with the Virtual Pseudo Pilot Platform or the Multi Remote Tower Control System developed by the company as well as with the Camera Positioning Tool and the ATM System Test Tool, which also praise the innovative approach of the Hungarian air traffic service professionals.
Starting from 24th of February 2022 the Aircraft Operators are able to plan their flights freely across the airspace of Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia and Republic of Moldova 24/7 without the limitations of the geographical boundaries. The inclusion of the airspace of the Republic of Moldova represents the second expansion of the SEE FRA project (South East Europe Free Route Airspace, successfully implemented on the 7th of November 2019), thus making possible cross border free route operations across the airspace of the 5 states. Therefore, SEE FRA becomes one of the largest free route airspace blocks in Europe.
Kornél Szepessy, CEO of HungaroControl Hungarian Air Navigation Services Pte. Ltd. Co., leaves the company. László Tóth, a member of the Board of Directors will take over as acting Chief Executive Officer. The change in the management does not affect the company’s performance and Hungarocontrol continues to guarantee the highest level of aviation safety.
The main topics of the 3rd Hungarian Drone Conference and Expo were the initiatives and innovations of the domestic drone industry, the issues of traffic management of unmanned aerial vehicles, and the current state of drone regulation in Hungary. Hundreds took part in the joint event organized by HungaroControl, the Digital Welfare Programme and the Hungarian Drone Coalition in Budapest.
HungaroControl's mobile application for drone pilots has been expanded with new features. The Hungarian air navigation service provider has also launched a web application, which makes mydronespace available on every devices regardless of the running operating system.