|AAM Ecosystem Working Groups||Various Dates & Times||For more details, click here|
|Community Integration Working Group: GAO AAM Reports||Dec 1, 2022 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM||For more details, click here|
NASA Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI) operates at the nexus of industry, government and academia with an outward-facing approach to monitor trends and aviation needs. NARI’s goal is to develop partnerships that maximize impact to meet future aviation demands and opportunities consistent with Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate strategic thrusts.
This initiative allows universities and university-led partnerships to provide strategic leadership that advances ARMD’s research objectives and promotes education of the next generation of engineers.
IFAR is the world's only aviation research establishment network. Our team is working with IFAR to create capabilities and events to support IFAR virtual events to enhance international collaboration in aeronautics research and connect the future leaders of the aviation industry.
The overall goal of NASA’s Digital Information Platform (DIP) as part of the Air Traffic Management (ATM-X) project is to accelerate transformation of the National Airspace System (NAS) and airspace operations through the development of a foundation for advanced, data-driven, digital services for both traditional and emergent operations towards cohesive decision making.
The International Air Transportation Association (IATA) in collaboration with NARI has started an Air Traffic Management blog called Up In The Air. It is looking at the COVID-19 disruption and how to restart and build a more resilient and efficient aviation industry.
The working groups aim to accelerate the development of safe, high-volume AAM flight operations by bringing together the broad community involved in developing this new capability. We commenced the AAM ecosystem working groups in March 2020 in a virtual forum. Moving forward, there will be continued virtual gatherings to facilitate community engagement and input. Participation offers the opportunity to closely collaborate with NASA and other government organizations towards developing the standards, policies, and operationalization of AAM.
March 9-11, 2022: NASA’s System-Wide Safety Wildland Firefighting Operations Workshop engaged the broader wildland firefighting management ecosystem in a safety-oriented discussion via a virtual platform. This enabled a better understanding of how NASA and community expertise can be leveraged in the safe development of current and future firefighting systems and operations. The goals of the workshop were to: (1) identify and prioritize the top safety-oriented risks, gaps in capabilities, and emerging technologies to enhance wildland firefighting for both near-term and far-term concepts, with a specific focus on aviation operations and (2) engage the stakeholder community in defining emergent safety-oriented scope, roles, responsibilities, and procedures for agents undergoing increasingly complex wildland firefighting operations in information-rich, but uncertain environments.
September 24, 2021: NASA ARMD Wildfire Management Workshop Report (Now Available)
NASA hosted a virtual Wildfire Management Workshop in May 2021 to discuss wildfire prevention and firefighting solutions that could help organizations better manage these emergencies. The findings from this workshop will help inform NASA's contributions to future wildfire management and prevention efforts (available here).
+ Learn more about the Wildfire Management Workshop (May 2021)
February 26, 2020: UAM Guided Discussion
Version 1 of NextGen Urban Air Mobility (UAM) Concept of Operations was developed through a series of collaborative activities and enagagement in partnership with FAA, NASA, and industry stakeholders. It describes the envisioned operational environment that supports the expected evolution of UAM operations and provides the foundational information incorporate UAM operations into existing Air Traffic Management (ATM) environment. Future collaboration with stakeholders will further mature and modify this document.
December 12, 2019: Upper E Traffic Management (ETM) tabletop on development of the ETM concept and associated operational requirements with focus on operations that occur above and below FL600 and techniques for cooperative traffic management - Documents now available
August 6-7, 2019: Enabling Autonomous Flight and Operations in the NAS workshop 2 with emphasis on autonomous small unmanned aircraft systems and increasingly autonomous medium-size urban air mobility vehicles - Presentations now available
April 23-24, 2019: Enabling Autonomous Flight Operations in the NAS 1 with emphasis on enabling medium-size cargo/freighters and reduced crew transport category aircraft operating in all classes of airspace - Reports now available