Training and Simulation

Paradigm upgrades Entry Point North ATC sim to 360 degrees

July 27, 2011 0

In late 2009 Entry Point North, who run an Air Traffic Management academy in Malmö, Sweden, commissioned contractors Micro Nav Ltd with the implementation of a new 270° 6-channel simulator. UK, Bedford-based Paradigm AV, in […]

Corporate

Airbus to acquire Metron Aviation

July 26, 2011 0

Airbus has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Metron Aviation, a leading provider of advanced Air Traffic Management (ATM) products and services for the global aviation industry. This acquisition strengthens Airbus’ strategy to accelerate […]

News

FAA employees urge immediate action

July 26, 2011 0

Approximately 4,000 employees at the FAA represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) and Professional Aviation Safety Specialists (PASS) were prevented from reporting to […]

Avionics

Rockwell Collins wins KC-10 CNS/ATM cockpit upgrade

July 26, 2011 0

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Rockwell Collins a contract to provide systems integration and avionics for the KC-10 Communication, Navigation, Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) Cockpit Modernization Program. The contract, valued at more than $160 […]

News

Egis Avia and Airport Consulting Vienna pool expertise

July 26, 2011 0

Egis Avia and Airport Consulting Vienna are entering into partnership through a cooperation agreement. Both companies have a strong heritage in the airport field. Egis Avia has been delivering a comprehensive set of services to […]

News

Harris wins $85m FAA Alaskan satellite comms contract

July 25, 2011 0

Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, will continue to shape Alaska´s air transportation system as part of a 10-year, $85 million contract awarded to the company by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). […]

News

Critical projects halted due to Congressional impasse

July 25, 2011 0

Contractors have been told to stop work on critical airport modernisation projects around the country after Congress failed to pass legislation on Friday giving the FAA the authority necessary for work to continue. Dozens of […]

Avionics

Rockwell Collins unveils touch-control flight displays

July 25, 2011 0

Rockwell Collins has unveiled the industry´s first touch-control primary flight displays for business jets and turboprop aircraft, which will be available on future applications of the company´s Pro Line Fusion(r) avionics system. The announcement was […]

Avionics

Iridium satellite comms set to fuel ACARS demand

July 25, 2011 0

The FAA´s recent approval of Iridium satellite communications for mission-critical applications looks set to fuel demand for SITA’s ACARS messaging service. The air transport communications specialist says demand for ACARS (Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting […]