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Research & Downloads

press, releases and reports


Press releases

First Press Release

Joint Statement – Sibling Projects

Launch of UAM ecosystem

Stakeholder Documents

Information Brochure

Information Sheet

Presentations First Stakeholder Workshop

AURORA Booklet

Technical Reports

Development of Non Expensive Technologies for Precise Maneuvering of Completely Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

UNIFI, January 2021

A Multilevel Architecture for Autonomous UAVs

UNIFI, June 2021

Bistatic GB-SAR with moving transponder 

Lapo Miccinesi, Luca Bigazzi, Massimiliano Pieraccini, Michele Basso, October 2021

Analysis of minimal clearance and algorithm selection effect on path planning for autonomous systems

UGENT and SEAL, 2021

Geo-Referenced Mapping through an Anti-Collision Radar Aboard an Unmanned Aerial System

UNIFI, January 2022

Fast Obstacle Detection System for UAS Based on Complementary Use of Radar and Stereoscopic Camera

UNIFI, October 2022

Aircraft Path Planning for UAM Operations

UGENT and SEAL, 2022

Towards Safe and Efficient Unmanned Aircraft System Operations: Literature Review of Digital Twins’ Applications and European Union Regulatory Compliance

UGENT and SEAL, July 2023

W-band Radar Aboard of Unmanned Aerial System for Wire Strike Avoidance

UNIFI, 2023

Event Reports

Main Findings of the first stakeholder workshop 

Main Findings of the first stakeholder interviews

Main Findings of the Urban Air Mobility for All Workshop

Main Findings of the Brno citizen workshop

Main Findings of the Pisa citizen workshop

Main Findings of the Barcelona citizen workshop

Press Material


Sibling Projects Ecosystem

AURORA’s First Newsletter

AURORA’s Pamphlet

AURORA Project Video

AURORA’s Second Newsletter

AURORA’s Third Newsletter

AURORA’s Fourth Newsletter

AURORA’s Fifth Newsletter

AURORA’s Sixth Newsletter

AURORA’s Seventh Newsletter

Presentations & Articles

Next Generation Mobility

Antonio Pratelli and Massimiliano Petri, May 2021

Optics2 3rd Workshop

Silvio Semanjski, September 2021

Urban Air Mobility: Preparing for a (very) near future

Katie Bulanowski, March 2022

Urban Air Mobility for All Workshop

Katie Bulanowski together with AiRMOUR, FF2020 and USEPE, May 2022

6th Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility (CSUM)

Katie Bulanowski, September 2022

Polis Conference 2022

Katie Bulanowski, December 2022

13th EASN International Conference

Delphine Grandsart, September 2023


WP 1: Urban Mobility Framework

Report: WP 1.1 Transition to UAM & Management of change

Report: WP 1.2 UAM Sustainability Framework

Report: WP 1.3 UAM Public Acceptance

Report: WP 1.4 UAM Concept Of Operations

Report: WP 1.5 UAM Safety Acceptance

WP 2: Urban Flight Navigation

Report: WP 2.1 Requirements & Specifications

Report: WP 2.2 Technological Building Blocks

WP 3: Urban Autonomous Flight

Report: WP 3.1 Safe Autonomous Guidance-Navigation Solution

Report: WP 3.2 Emergency Landing Solution

Report: WP 3.3 Autonomous Flight Control

WP 4: Urban Airspace Operations

Report: WP 4.1 4D Trajectory-Based Operations & Free Route Airspace

Report: WP 4.2 Noise Abatement Operations

Report: WP 4.3 Electric Flight Operations

WP 5: Integration

Report: WP 5.1 UAM Vehicle Integration


Report: WP 5.2 U-Space Integration


Report: WP 5.3 First Responders Elements Integration


Report: WP 5.4 Logistics Elements Integration


Report: WP 5.5 Smart City Elements Integration


Report: WP 5.6 Decision Support & Legacy


WP 6: Demonstration & Stakeholders Engagement

Report: WP 6.1 Virtual Environment Demonstration


Report: WP 6.2 Real-World Demonstration


Report: WP 6.3 Local Stakeholders Engagement Response