Communications

Talking drone offers aviation safety boost

February 28, 2015 0

In a world first, RMIT University researchers have developed a talking drone that can converse with air traffic controllers just like a normal pilot. The development is a critical step towards the full integration of […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Pole Position

February 27, 2015 0

Delays in high profile upgrades in Europe and the US have pushed Australia’s Airservices into pole position in the global quest to implement new generation systems to attain cost reduction and operational efficiency. Up until […]

Avionics

Data Window

February 27, 2015 0

David Hughes from the US Federal Aviation Administration discusses how Big Data is enabling new insights and action on safety The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the US airline industry analyse massive amounts of combined […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Thales Australia clinches OneSky contract

February 27, 2015 0

Thales Australia has been chosen to commence work with Airservices Australia and the Royal Australian Air Force on the development of a single civil-military air traffic management system. The OneSKY system will enable a new […]

Airspace

FAA lifts northern Ethiopia overflight ban

February 26, 2015 1

The FAA has lifted a nearly 15-year-old prohibition on flight operations within the airspace or territory of northern Ethiopia. The ban was instituted in May 2000 “because of the threat posed by the outbreak of […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Frequentis supports German ACCs

February 26, 2015 0

Frequentis has released the fully-virtual Frequentis DIVOS 3 log voice recording system, developed with significant input from Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS). The DIVOS platform already operates at DFS’s Langen and Munich ACCs. Signed in December, the […]

Avionics

Becker fields ADS-B tracking system

February 26, 2015 0

Becker Avionics has launched a new ADS-B based tracking and surveillance system for flight and ground operations. The system is called ATLASS, short for ADS-B Traffic Localisation and Surveillance System. ATLASS is a standalone ADS-B traffic […]

Airlines

FAA to use data fusion to prevent near-misses

February 26, 2015 0

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is developing data fusion techniques to re-create flight scenarios in a bid to solve safety issues. The news comes after United Airlines confirmed it had sent a safety warning […]

Corporate

Helios opens new office in Slovakia

February 25, 2015 0

Aviation consultancy Helios has opened a new office in Žilina Slovakia as part of its ongoing growth in Europe. “We have had a presence in Slovakia since 2004, but this new office provides bigger and […]

Innovation

Latvia to host RPAS summit March 5-6

February 25, 2015 0

A high level conference on Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) will take place in Riga, on March 5-6, and will debate how best to open the aviation market to RPAS. The focus of the conference […]