News

Fresh Finnish strike warning issued

July 29, 2011 0

The Finnish Association of Air Traffic Electronics Employees (ILTT) has issued a strike warning to both Finavia and the National Conciliator’s office, report YLE.fi News. The seven-day strike action will begin on Monday August 15 […]

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Rodríguez appointed Aena chief

July 29, 2011 0

Reinaldo Rodríguez has been appointed the new Director General of Air Navigation at Aena replacing Carmen Librero who held this office since June 2008 and drove the structural reform of the Spanish air navigation system. […]

Surveillance

Dutch Antilles opts for Frequentis VCS upgrade

July 29, 2011 0

The air traffic control service provider for Curacao, NAATC, has entrusted Frequentis with the modernisation of the island’s area control centre (ACC). The ACC currently uses an earlier Frequentis VCS model: the customer was so […]

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Latest apsXML eAIP upgrade deployed

July 29, 2011 0

Managed-AIS´s latest contribution to update the EAD system has been successfully tested by EUROCONTROL and has now been deployed for use by aeronautical publications specialists in 20 countries. The Release 6 (R6) included some important […]

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Probe casts doubt on FAA disciplinary record

July 27, 2011 0

According to data obtained by Bloomberg News under the Freedom of Information Act, more than four of every 10 air traffic controllers the FAA tried to fire over almost two years kept their jobs or […]

Avionics

Provisions STC issued for AFIRS 228 on Boeing 777

July 27, 2011 0

AeroMechanical Services Limited (AMA) has received a provisions-only Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from Transport Canada for Automated Flight Information Reporting System (AFIRSTM) 228 on the Boeing 777 series. AFIRS 228 is AMA´s next-generation flagship product. […]

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US Army Lt. Gen. to lead NORAD, Northcom

July 27, 2011 0

The Army general who was tasked to investigate whether Afghan detainees were mistreated was nominated Tuesday to become the new head of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and the U.S. Northern Command. The Pentagon […]