Avionics

Burning Issue

November 30, 2015 0

Jim Williams discusses the burning issues of unmanned aircraft systems integration into the US national airspace Unmanned aircraft represent the most disruptive technology to come to aviation since the jet engine. A disruptive technology is […]

Avionics

Troubled Skies

November 30, 2015 0

James Careless reports on how a Phoenix lawsuit is putting unwelcome heat on US NextGen plans to roll out performance based navigation On September 14, 2014, the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) implemented Performance Based Navigation […]

Airlines

Eurocontrol, Azerbaijan team on flow control

November 30, 2015 0

Azerbaijan Airlines and the European air navigation safety agency Eurocontrol have reportedly signed an agreement in Baku. The November 27 document was signed by Eurocontrol director general Frank Brenner and AZAL first vice-president Sabir Ilyasov […]

SESAR

SESAR deployment goes live with €319 million

November 27, 2015 0

The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) has given the green light to a key project to improve the management of the European airspace. The project, which is supported under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) […]

Innovation

MPAR field tests herald commercial promise

November 27, 2015 0

M/A-COM Technology Solutions and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory, have completed successful field tests of Multifunction Phased Array Radar technology (MPAR). The first MPAR–based system was successfully deployed by the National Severe […]

Airports

Helsinki CDM adds 60 days to the airport year

November 27, 2015 0

Helsinki airport has been ranked as excellent in a study commissioned by Eurocontrol which investigated the impact of the Collaborative Decision Making (CDM). With CDM, airlines, the airport owner and other companies operating at the […]

Surveillance

SES Techcom to challenge Aireon solution?

November 26, 2015 0

The European developer of a space-based aircraft tracking solution is planning a dedicated ADS-B solution for the industry, employing a multi-constellation approach. SES Techcom Services said it plans to knit together a hybrid network of […]

CAAs/ANSPs

UK mulls NATS sale once again

November 26, 2015 1

Britain has once again tabled a possible sale of its stake in its national air navigation service provider NATS. UK finance minister George Osborne yesterday published a 146-page spending review in which the British government […]

Avionics

First Mover

November 26, 2015 0

Does Aireon’s pioneering space-based ADS-B technology create a problem for UN aviation agency ICAO? The green light signalled by the World Radiocommunication Conference to protect the 1090 MHz spectrum up to satellite altitude could well […]

Surveillance

Taking control

November 26, 2015 0

Gerhard Bethscheider, managing director of SES Techcom Services, outlines the development of a dedicated space-based European ADS-B solution. As worldwide commercial air travel continues to increase, the number of journeys is rising exponentially year-on-year, with […]