Twente gets drone airport ‘




On the former airfield of Twente is a test center where drones drone owners and organizations from home and abroad to test their unmanned aircraft. Among other justice is going to test counter drones.

airport Twente The test site is named Space53 and the development work the municipality of Enschede, province of Overijssel, the University of Twente, Saxion and along the ROC van Twente. In addition, Clear Flight Solutions is one of the driving forces behind the initiative. This company developed the ‘ Robird ‘, a robotic falcon can scare away birds at airports.

The intention is that the location is a kind of refuge for drones, so organizations have to go through less burdensome procedures for licensing. “Here we will be able to do everything God has forbidden drone area. The presence of the airport are unique circumstances here,” says Nico Nijenhuis of Clear Flight Solutions against Tubantia.

Space53 will be officially inaugurated on September 26, but is already being tested in the field. Among others, the fire service, police and judiciary are going to work with drones. Justice starts Wednesday with a test of counter drones, unmanned aircraft that can be deployed against threats in the air.


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