Government establishes Airspace Integration Trials Programme

Published: 04 October 2019

MBIE’s Innovative Partnerships Programme team have established an Airspace Integration Trials programme to facilitate the safe testing, development and market validation of advanced unmanned aircraft, and accelerate their integration into our aviation system.

We are pleased to announce that Zephyr Airworks are the first confirmed industry partner in the Programme and we are working together to define the scope of a passenger-transport focussed trial. More details about this Trial will be shared in late 2019.

Read about the Airspace Integration Trials Programme.

Read the announcement by the Minister for Research, Science and Innovation(external link).

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