Telephonics gets DOD nod

March 30, 2012 0

Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation, has received confirmation from the US Department of Defense Air Traffic Control Radar System Identification Friend or Foe Systems Program Office that its AN/UPX-43(V)1 ALL-MODE Monopulse […]


Star receives Transport Canada STC

March 30, 2012 1

Transport Canada has granted Star Navigation Systems Group a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) with respect to the installation of its STAR-ISMS system on the Boeing 737-800 aircraft. This is the first STC granted for the […]



March 30, 2012 0

SYSGO, a supplier of embedded software solutions for safety and security applications, has had its DO-178B certified software-based AFDX (Avionics Full-Duplex Switched Ethernet) solution selected by Sirio Panel for an actual avionics application running on […]


NAV CANADA extends ADS-B reach

March 30, 2012 1

NAV CANADA has extended its surveillance to cover a 1.3 million square kilometre portion of airspace over the North Atlantic; the busiest oceanic airspace in the world. The additional coverage began in early March through […]


NASA launches virtual air traffic think-tank

March 29, 2012 1

NASA‘s Ames Research Center is to host a virtual institute to solicit and foster innovative ideas that address technological challenges facing aviation and the US air transportation system today and in the future. Jaiwon Shin, […]


USAF tables revised long-range radar plan

March 29, 2012 2

The US Air Force programme to provide a new ground-based, long-range radar system is moving forward with a revised acquisition strategy. The Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar (3DELRR) will be the principal US Air Force long-range, […]


IFATCA blows whistle on Chile

March 29, 2012 2

An international air traffic controller organisation is urging action in Chile where working conditions represent a ‘serious concern’. IFATCA said it had been alerted to the situation by its member association the College of Air […]


AVTECH rings in First North changes

March 29, 2012 0

Sweden’s AVTECH paid a visit to the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square, New York, earlier this week. AVTECH which develops products and services for digital air traffic control management began trading on First North at […]


Near miss prompts calls for Queenstown review

March 29, 2012 3

Air accident investigators in New Zealand are urging changes to Queenstown Airport’s air traffic management system after two Boeing 737s came within around 300 metres of each other last June. The Transport Accident Investigation Commission […]


Park Air supports NATO's Kandahar base

March 28, 2012 0

Northrop Grumman subsidiary Park Air Systems, has been awarded a contract by the NATO Consultation, Command and Control (NATO C3) Agency to provide a second air traffic control receiver site for Kandahar Air Base in […]