Innovation

Solar powered advisory system for Gujarat

August 12, 2016 0

Potomac Aviation has installed a third MicroTower (ATAS) at Gujarat, India. Potomac has almost 100 installations across United States as well as new systems at palace heliports in the Middle East, airports and heliports across […]

Innovation

Turbulent Times

August 11, 2016 0

Detecting turbulence remains the Achilles’ heel of modern-day aviation. Reports submitted by pilots, subjective and often very inaccurate, are the least expensive and the most frequently used method for trying to predict where it will […]

Innovation

Australia works to align with GPS by 2020

August 11, 2016 0

A team of Australian scientists is to recalculate the nation’s latitude and longitude coordinates, nudging Australia to the north, so its national map data agrees with the Global Positioning System (GPS). The country’s maps are […]

Communications

Loud & Clear?

August 10, 2016 0

Norwegian researchers are looking into data security risks as the European aviation sector looks to adopt satellite communication between aircraft and the ground, to reduce the number of zig-zag flight paths, CO2 emissions, and save time […]

Corporate

Argentina's EANA to invest $121m in ANS

August 10, 2016 0

Argentina’s EANA has taken over full management of the nation’s air traffic service, marking a momentous step forward for the country’s civil aviation. Air traffic control had been under military control for some years until the country’s […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Strong summer for Irish air traffic

August 9, 2016 0

Figures released by the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) today indicate that the amount of traffic safely handled by Irish air traffic control climbed 9% in July to 109,806 flights, compared to 100,699 during the same […]

News

Malta to invest €28m in ATC by 2019

August 8, 2016 0

Malta Air Traffic Services (MATS) is to invest €28 million in its facilities by 2019, according to The Times of Malta. The investment is part of a commitment the company has with the European Union, […]

CAAs/ANSPs

FAA invites applications for 1,400 controllers

August 8, 2016 0

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has dropped the controversial ‘biographical profile’ for prequalified (college programme and military veteran) air traffic control trainee applicants and will  hire 1,400 new trainees this year. Applications will […]

SESAR

Industry receives €526m in 2015 new EC funding

August 8, 2016 0

The SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) has announced the European Commission (EC) awarding decision on the 2015 CEF Transport Calls for Proposals. Out of 223 projects submitted by the SDM, 145 implementation projects were awarded, accounting for […]

People

Ravenhill joins growing team at Think

August 5, 2016 0

Paul Ravenhill has joined the independent ATM and airports consultancy Think Research as the director responsible for capability and service development. Formerly technical director at Helios, Ravenhill is best known for his work with European Commission’s Industry […]