News

Sagem signs flight data management deal with China

June 28, 2011 0

Sagem (Safran group) has signed a collaboration agreement with the China Academy of Civil Aviation Science and Technology (Center of Aviation Safety Technology, CAAC) to provide Chinese airlines with world-class systems and services for the […]

News

Cambridge Technology tackles wind farm conflict

June 28, 2011 0

Cambridge Consultants technology design house has been commissioned by Glasgow Prestwick Airport to carry out a design study using its groundbreaking holographic radar mitigation system to counteract the threat of interference by wind farms. The […]

Meteorology

FAA issues voluntary MET code

June 28, 2011 0

The US FAA has issued recommended guidance for the voluntary marking of Meteorological Evaluation Towers (METs) erected in remote and rural areas that are less than 200 feet above ground level (AGL). This guidance will […]

SESAR

Fly4D awarded first SESAR contract

June 27, 2011 0

The Fly4D consortium – led by Airbus with Cassidian, Honeywell, Lufthansa Systems and Sabre Airline Solutions– has been awarded a contract to perform SESAR sub-work package 11.1 (Flight and Wing Operations Centres). This work will […]

Communications

Sensis ADS-B for helicopter surveillance

June 27, 2011 0

Avinor, the Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) for Norway, has selected Sensis Corporation to deploy an Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) system for the surveillance of helicopter traffic serving oil and gas platforms in […]

Airports

Egis Avia/DSNA team up on A-CDM

June 27, 2011 0

DSNA, the French Air Navigation Services Provider, and Egis Avia, the leading air transport consulting and engineering company, signed a partnership agreement to offer assistance and solutions in airport collaborative decision making (CDM). Both organisations […]

Avionics

Barco avionics kit installed on A400M

June 27, 2011 0

The first Airbus Military A330 MRTT, equipped with Barco´s avionics displays, has been officially handed over to the Royal Australian Air Force. The new military Airbus – the first in a series of five Airbus […]

News

GAGAN system satellite in position: report

June 27, 2011 0

The satellite that will operate the GPS-Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) system providing navigation services over the Indian Ocean and the Indian airspace has been positioned. “We are now going through the certification stage of […]

Navigation

LightSquared presents solution to GPS issue

June 25, 2011 0

LightSquared insists it has a comprehensive solution to the problem of interference with Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers. This solution will, the business says, will permit LightSquared to proceed with its business plan, protect the […]