SAFIR-Ready, a ground-breaking pan-European project will enable emergency response and medical solutions through the power of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and Advanced Air Mobility (AAM). The project assembles 34 partners and a same number of advisory board members at time of launch.

This cutting-edge initiative builds upon a strong legacy going back to 2016. Preceding projects contributed to the first EU unmanned aviation legislation (SAFIR) and further built upon this with U-Space concepts and digital interfaces demonstrated in medical use cases (SAFIR-Med). From initial U-Space concepts, over architecture and interface definition, towards building robust interfaces between market actors, the objective was always to contribute to key societal challenges: need for swift, cost-effective, and sustainable solutions for emergency response. The project’s focus on “mission readiness” is embedded in its name; ‘SAFIR-Ready’. The ambition is to make ad-hoc Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) flights a reality. This requires rapid automated flight authorization and integrated drone ground automation, leveraging U-space services.

The result? Significantly reduced response times, lower transportation costs, and decreased carbon emissions; enabling crisis response to save lives and protect property.

The project promises a thrilling future where drones replace traditional vehicles, expediting crucial responses and thereby transform the face of healthcare and emergency services.

In case you missed it, the @SESAR_JU project @Bubbles_EU worked on drone separation management, an important part of future #uspace operations✨

#UrbanAirMobility in flight tests? Watch the video in a model city at the @safirready project partner @DLR_en site in #Cochstedt,as part of the #EU project CORUS-XUAM

✨ Exciting Collaboration News!
Two highly productive meetings took place between our project partners and partners from the @spatio_sju project consortium🤝 By joining forces we aim to synergize efforts and resources and drive innovation in #uspace services within @SESAR_JU☔️

💫To facilitate advanced #Uspace services, @DLR_en along with @safirready project partners looks at necessary interactions between #ATC and #UAS operators, building on previous @SESAR_JU research projects. High automation is key for future medical services benefitting from UAS🚀

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