Communications

SESAR DM to lead on datalink services

October 24, 2016 0

The SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) has been mandated by the European Commission (EC) to act as datalink services (DLS) implementation project manager. Through this mandate, the Commission aims to implement one of the key recommendations in […]

Innovation

NASA plans first BVLOS drone demonstration

October 13, 2016 0

NASA partners will fly five unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) beyond visual line-of-sight of their operators, to test planning, tracking and alerting capabilities of NASA’s UAS traffic management (UTM) research platform. The first test of NASA’s […]

Airlines

Capital Express shrinks carbon footprint

October 13, 2016 0

The new ‘Capital Express’ service between Singapore, Canberra and Wellington has today been unveiled as the newest addition to the Asia South Pacific Initiative to Reduce Emissions (ASPIRE) programme. The Civil Aviation Authority Singapore (CAAS), […]

Airspace

Avinor, Finavia agree on cross border services

October 12, 2016 0

Norway’s Avinor and its Finnish counterpart Finavia have signed a service agreement committing themselves to cross border air traffic services between the two countries this autumn. In line with the agreement, the parties have agreed […]

Airports

Multi-wave laser has navigation potential

October 12, 2016 0

A multi-wavelength laser MLM-01, which works using the metal vapour of copper, strontium, calcium, and barium could be used to provide reliable navigation of aircraft in low visibility conditions. The functional characteristics of the laser developed by the […]

Innovation

Cambridge Pixel develops small target capability

October 12, 2016 0

Radar display, tracking and recording subsystems business Cambridge Pixel, has enhanced its popular, field-proven SPx radar tracking software with new modelling algorithms to support the detection and tracking of very small targets. The new Model-based Tracking […]

Communications

Eurocontrol receives datalink mandate

October 12, 2016 0

Eurocontrol’s 41 member countries have mandated the Brussels-based aviation agency to prepare for the deployment of the European Air/Ground Data Communication Service (EAGDCS). “A directive to this effect from the Organisation’s governing body has been approved, […]

Airports

JFK International's T4 selects Leidos 

October 11, 2016 0

John F Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 4 – one of the world’s most modern and efficient air terminals – has selected the BEONTRA Operational Terminal Prediction (OTP) tool from Leidos to help maximise the efficiency […]

Airports

CGH implements TALPA data into FNS

October 11, 2016 0

Washington DC-based CGH Technologies has completed the implementation of Takeoff and Landing Performance Assessment (TALPA) data into the US Federal NOTAM System (FNS). Effective October 1, airports use TALPA capability to conduct runway assessments and […]

Airports

Thales to create East-West flow centre at Baku

October 10, 2016 0

AZANS, Azerbaijan’s air traffic control and Thales are reported to have signed an agreement on the creation of the Azerbaijan Airspace Supervision & Efficiency Centre (ASEC) at Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport. The project will […]