News

EUROCAE, European pilots strike strategic pact

April 28, 2017 0

European standards setting body EUROCAE and the European Cockpit Association (ECA) have announced a closer partnership on the development of industry standards for better and safer aviation. With the signature of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on […]

UAS/Drones

FAA publishes first drone maps for US airspace

April 28, 2017 0

The United States’ Federal Aviation Administration has begun to publish electronic maps for airports across the country that detail where and at what altitudes remote pilots may hope to achieve clearance to fly unmanned aircraft […]

Corporate

Thales acquires big data analytics firm Guavus

April 28, 2017 0

Thales has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the US company Guavus, a pioneer in real-time Big Data analytics for up to US$215 million. The acquisition of Guavus follows several acquisitions in the fields of […]

CAAs/ANSPs

LGS launches Riga ATC tower project

April 27, 2017 0

Rīga International airport will have a new and modern air traffic control centre by 2023, and Latvia’s ar navigation service provider LGS has begun work on it.   Construction is to begin next year and […]

UAS/Drones

Europe conjures complex drone ops vision

April 27, 2017 0

The first elements of a European blueprint for the development and deployment of ‘U-Space’ where drones can operate in complete safety were revealed last week in The Hague at the first International Robotics Week. U-Space was first mooted […]

Contracts

Adacel tapped for Avinor Bodø FIR upgrade

April 27, 2017 0

Adacel has been awarded a contract from Avinor, the Norwegian air navigation service provider to upgrade the ATM system used for managing air traffic in the Bodø Oceanic Flight Information Region (OFIR). The Bodø Oceanic […]

Innovation

April launch for FABCE ATFM capacity measures

April 26, 2017 0

Airlines and other airspace users will soon benefit from safer and more on-time performance with the introduction of short term air traffic flow capacity management measures (STAM) throughout FAB CE airspace. “We expect improvements in safety […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Germany's DFS delivers positive report for 2016

April 26, 2017 0

DFS, the German air navigation service provider, had a positive year in 2016 both economically and operationally, despite the difficult environment. Operationally, DFS said it maintained the high level of performance for both en-route and […]

UAS/Drones

Airbus, AUVSI call for urban air standards 

April 25, 2017 1

A3 by Airbus, the advanced projects and partnerships outpost of Airbus in Silicon Valley, is preparing to launch a real-time system trajectory management project that could one day allow airborne vehicles of all sizes and classes […]