Contracts

UFA to offer skyguide training solutions

June 29, 2017 0

Air traffic simulation and voice technology expert UFA has been selected by Switzerland’s skyguide to deliver UFA’s suite of air traffic control training solutions including flagship products ATCoach, ATTower, ATVoice and ATSpeak. Also part of the […]

Contracts

Belgocontrol strikes TopSky support deal

June 29, 2017 0

Belgian air navigation service provider Belgocontrol has requested Thales to enhance the service support for its current Thales automation system TopSky-ATC, originally deployed at its air traffic control centre in 2008. TopSky-ATC not only powers the area […]

CAAs/ANSPs

DFS to train controllers for UK market

June 29, 2017 0

Germany’s DFS is to start training tower controllers for the British market. Controllers who qualify will become the first to directly receive their licence from the UK supervisory authority following training undertaken in a foreign country. The […]

Training and Simulation

State-of-the-art simulator opens in Dublin

June 27, 2017 0

Entry Point North Ireland (EPNI) has officially opened a new Air Traffic Control Tower Simulator at its Dublin Air Traffic Control Centre (ATCC) at Dublin Airport today. The new high-technology simulator, the second such installation […]

Airports

ADB SAFEGATE lights up Ghana runway

June 27, 2017 0

Istanbul Ghana Airport Company (GACL) has chosen ADB SAFEGATE to upgrade the Tamale Airport with efficient CAT II LED airfield ground lighting (AGL). The airport was in need of an upgrade as the existing narrow […]

Surveillance

Aireon one step closer to 100% surveillance

June 26, 2017 0

Aireon has announced the successful launch and deployment of the second batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites, carrying its space-based automatic dependent surveillance broadcast (ADS-B) payloads. This launch has increased the total number of Aireon […]

News

General aviation backs Senate FAA bill

June 23, 2017 0

The US Senate released a draft FAA reauthorization bill the day after a controversial bill to continue FAA operations was introduced in the House of Representative – and unlike the proposed House bill, would keep […]

Corporate

Coflight partners forge links on FDP support  

June 23, 2017 0

French air navigation service provider DSNA together with Italy’s ENAV and their industrial partners Leonardo and Thales have confirmed their commitment to Coflight, the new generation flight data processing system. The parties decided to reinforce their cooperation […]

Airlines

Airbus debuts new fixed, deployable recorders

June 23, 2017 0

Airbus is to implement new fixed and deployable flight recorders for Airbus’ aircraft programmes, in collaboration with L3 Technologies. The new devices will come in two versions: a fixed crash-protected Cockpit Voice and Data Recorder […]

Corporate

NATCA union supports 21st century AIRR Act

June 23, 2017 0

National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) has lent its support to the latest legislative attempt to spin off the Air Traffic Organization for the Federal Aviation Administration. The bill introduced by House transportation committee chairman […]