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HorizonUAM Project Overview

Schuchardt, Bianca Isabella (2021) HorizonUAM Project Overview. In: HorizonUAM Symposium 2021. HorizonUAM Symposium 2021, 2021-09-22 - 2021-09-23, virtual.

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Abstract

Efficiency, safety, feasibility, sustainability and affordability are the key characteristics of future urban mobility. The project “HorizonUAM – Urban Air Mobility Research at the German Aerospace Center (DLR)” provides first answers to this vision by pooling existing competencies of individual institutes within DLR. HorizonUAM combines the research about UAM vehicles, infrastructure, services, as well as the public acceptance. Competencies and current research topics including propulsion technologies, flight system technologies, communication and navigation go along in conjunction with the findings of modern flight guidance and airport technology techniques. HorizonUAM analyzes possible UAM market scenarios up to the year 2050 and assesses economic aspects such as the degree of vehicle utilization or cost-benefit potential via an overall system model. Furthermore, the system design for future air taxis is carried out on the basis of vehicle family concepts, onboard systems, aspects of safety and security as well as the certification of autonomy functions. The analysis of flight guidance concepts and the sequencing of air taxis at vertiports are other central parts of the project, as is the investigation of acceptance issues both with respect to the public in general and regarding potential passengers and passers-by in particular. Throughout HorizonUAM’s runtime the team will demonstrate concepts for flight guidance, communication and navigation technology in simulations as well as in an extensive flight campaign, where drones will operate in a scaled urban scenario. The HorizonUAM project was started in mid-2020 and runs until mid-2023.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/144346/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:HorizonUAM Project Overview
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iDORCID Put Code
Schuchardt, Bianca IsabellaUNSPECIFIEDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-1251-3594UNSPECIFIED
Date:22 September 2021
Journal or Publication Title:HorizonUAM Symposium 2021
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:urban air mobility, virtual symposium, air taxis, vertidrome
Event Title:HorizonUAM Symposium 2021
Event Location:virtual
Event Type:international Conference
Event Start Date:22 September 2021
Event End Date:23 September 2021
Organizer:DLR
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:Air Transportation and Impact
DLR - Research area:Aeronautics
DLR - Program:L AI - Air Transportation and Impact
DLR - Research theme (Project):L - Integrated Flight Guidance
Location: Braunschweig
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Flight Guidance > Pilot Assistance
Deposited By: Schuchardt, Dr.-Ing. Bianca Isabella
Deposited On:11 Oct 2021 11:06
Last Modified:24 Apr 2024 20:43

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