Avionics

Rotorcraft PBN procedures start to take shape

May 31, 2011 0

The regulatory framework relating to green procedures for rotorcraft within the European research project GARDEN is taking shape. Created by the European Commission jointly with the aviation industry, the goal of the CleanSky Joint Undertaking […]

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ATCO sacked for Spanish strike chaos

May 31, 2011 0

Six months after the chaos created in Spain by the unannounced air traffic controllers strike, the Airport Authorities, AENA, have announced the first dismissal, reports Euro Weekly News. The dismissed controller worked at Santiago de […]

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Adacel strikes strategic partnership in Middle East

May 31, 2011 0

Bayanat Airports together with Adacel have established a strategic partnership to enhance air traffic management systems in the Middle East With the Middle East´s regional airport network expanding at a considerable rate, a new agreement […]

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Ireland cuts airline ATC charges

May 31, 2011 0

The Irish aviation regulator plans to cut the levies charged to airlines for air traffic control services by the Irish Aviation Authority between 2012 and 2015. In a draft plan, the Commission for Aviation Regulation […]

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Mongolia constructing new international airport

May 31, 2011 0

The Mongolian government has agreed with the government of Japan on a US$270 million soft loan, repayable over 40 years, to build a new airport to service Mongolia’s capital Ulaanbaatar. The city’s current airport suffers […]

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CANSO helps shape runway safety at ICAO

May 30, 2011 0

CANSO, the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation, outlined a number of recommendations for improving runway safety, at the ICAO Global Runway Safety Symposium in Montreal, 24-26 May. In his opening speech CANSO Director General Graham […]

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Initial investigation report on AF447

May 27, 2011 0

This note has been translated and published by the French air accident investigation agency BEA to make its reading easier for English speaking people. As accurate as the translation may be, the original text in […]

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Airways Appoints New CEO

May 27, 2011 0

Airways Corporation of New Zealand has appointed Ed Sims to the role of CEO. His appointment follows the resignation of Ashley Smout in February 2011. Sims brings to the role 26 years’ experience in the […]

Safety

FAA chief reassures Congress on ATC Safety

May 26, 2011 0

FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt has assured a US Senate committee that the agency is addressing recent faillings in air traffic control. Testifying before the Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety […]

Meteorology

USAF gives green light for weather satellite system

May 26, 2011 0

Northrop Grumman Corporation has received authorization and funding to proceed on a Department of Defense weather satellite system projected for launch in 2018. The Defense Weather Satellite System (DWSS) will leverage the accomplishments and momentum […]