Innovation

FAA establishes new GA centre of excellence

September 28, 2012 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected a team of universities to lead a new Air Transportation Centre of Excellence (COE) for general aviation. The COE will focus research and testing efforts on safety, accessibility […]

Airlines

IATA sees demand slowdown continuing

September 28, 2012 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reported global traffic results for August showing demand for air transport continuing to flatten-out, but with significant regional variations. Freight volumes also shrank as business and consumer confidence continued […]

CAAs/ANSPs

NextGen threatened by drastic cuts: Huerta

September 28, 2012 0

Looming federal tax cuts – or sequestration – could have a potentially devastating effect on NextGen, according to the US aviation chief charged with implementing the modernisation of the nation’s air traffic control. Speaking in […]

Innovation

Military GPS expert joins Locata

September 28, 2012 0

US Air Force (USAF) veteran Paul Benshoof, formerly chief of strategic development at the 746th Test Squadron (746TS) at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, has joined Locata as global business development manager for military […]

Airports

Aveillant deploys holographic radar solution

September 28, 2012 0

Aveillant will install its 3D Holographic Radar technology at Cambridge Airport before the end of the year. The site will be a permanent proving ground that will pave the way for airports around the UK […]

CAAs/ANSPs

FAA cements ties with Argentina's ANAC

September 27, 2012 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Argentina’s  Administracion Nacional de Aviacion Civil (ANAC) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) during the opening day of the CANSO Latin America and Caribbean conference. Carey Fagan, Executive Director of […]

CAAs/ANSPs

NAV Portugal and Brazil's DECEA combine forces

September 27, 2012 0

Nav Portugal and Brazil’s air navigation service provider DECEA have agreed to exchange technical and operational information in air traffic management technologies and research and development. At the signing of the agreeement in Buenos Aires […]

CAAs/ANSPs

European 2015 cost savings achievable

September 27, 2012 0

The latest report from Eurocontrol’s Performance Review Unit documents significant improvements over the last four years although Europe still has a long way to go to achieve cost-effective air traffic control, according to The Reason […]

Corporate

Moog links with ERA on surveillance

September 25, 2012 0

Moog and ERA have entered into a strategic marketing alliance for the ERA Multi-sensor Surveillance System (MSS) in the US and selected international territories. The agreement will provide Moog’s established customer base access to the […]

Airports

Smooth Operator

September 24, 2012 0

The National Center for Atmospheric Research, a leading R&D lab sponsored by the National Science Foundation has developed a new turbulence avoidance system in Juneau, Alaska. Potentially a model to help aircraft avoid turbulence at […]