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Martin A. Lopez presented the work done during his summer trainship at ICARUS

Martin A. Lopez, from the M.I.T., has been in a summer trainship at Castelldefels working with the ICARUS research group from the 25 of May 2015 to the 31 of July 2015. On July 29th 2015 he did a presentation to the research group about the results of his work.
Martin A. Lopez presented the work done during his summer trainship at ICARUS
Icarus seminar

As part of the MISTI program Martin A. Lopez has been in a summer trainship at Castelldefels working with the ICARUS research group from the 25 of May 2015 to the 31 of July 2015. Martin is currently majoring in Aerospace Engineering with a concentration in Economics, in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

During his stay Martin has develop a study on the "Economic Impact of a Flying RPAS in Non-segregated Airspace" using the flight trace recordings of a human-in-the-loop simulation, which included ATCs, the RPAS pilot, and pseudo-pilots. The objective of the study was to provide a quantitative analysis of the extra costs (if any) incurred by airlines as a result of flying a RPAS in non-segregated airspace.

The ICARUS group is involved in a research project that evaluates the impact of flying a RPAS in the non-segregated air space. Moreover to the economics of the airlines, the ICARUS team also evaluates the taskload of the ATCs, the capacity of the sector, the CPCDL datalink capabilities, the RPAS contingency procedures, etc.