Airlines

flydubai and WheelTug sign option agreement

July 31, 2018 0

WheelTug, the aircraft electric taxi innovator, and Dubai-based airline flydubai have signed an agreement to reserve up to 60 WheelTug systems for flydubai’s fleet of Boeing 737 MAX 8 and Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft. With […]

Contracts

Adacel successfully completes Sri Lanka simulator project

July 30, 2018 0

ATC training systems expert Adacel Systems has completed installation and site acceptance testing for ATC tower and radar simulation system at Airport & Aviation Services of Sri Lanka’s Civil Aviation Training Center. The Adacel multi-position control […]

News

Aireon nears launch campaign completion

July 26, 2018 0

Aireon has celebrated its seventh successful launch and deployment of its space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads, hosted by the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation. At 04:39:30 AM PDT (11:39:30 UTC) on July 25, a SpaceX […]

Airports

SESAR Follow The Greens concept maturing

July 25, 2018 0

A ground lighting system that provides airfield traffic with a safer way to make its way around the airport tarmac, taxiways and runways has passed its validation campaign. The trials which formed the European SESAR […]

Innovation

RECAT-EU increases capacity at Leipzig Halle 

July 24, 2018 0

Air traffic controllers at Leipzig Halle Airport are using a new procedure to safely guide more aircraft to land within a shorter period of time. DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, the German air navigation service provider, has […]

Airlines

EXCLUSIVE: AirSense Arrives

July 23, 2018 0

Airbus’ launch at this year’s Farnborough Air Show of AirSense to provide aircraft surveillance analytics through fusing Aireon’s space-based real-time ADS-B data is intriguing in its scope. This capability which will provide the anchor for […]

News

US standards body acts on emerging technology

July 23, 2018 0

US aviation standards setting body RTCA’s Programme Management Committee (PMC) has approved five critical guidance documents, reviewing workplans for its 18 Special Committees (SC), and incorporating changes to the various committee Terms of Reference (TOR) […]

Communications

Airways selects Rohde & Schwarz for comms

July 23, 2018 0

Airways, New Zealand’s air navigation service provider, has selected the Rohde & Schwarz VCS-4G IP-based voice communications system for air traffic control (ATC) communications. Airways Corporation of New Zealand is modernising the entire New Zealand air traffic […]

Navigation

USAF confirms faith in Thales deployable ILS

July 23, 2018 0

Thales is to provide the equivalent of fixed-based Instrument Landing System capability at tactical airfields in the United States for natural disaster or humanitarian relief efforts. Thales Deployable – Instrument Landing System (D-ILS) is a […]