Australia’s CASA plans lower cost ADS-B

September 21, 2018 0

Australian aviation regulator CASA will be developing rule changes aimed at making it cheaper and easier for aircraft flying under visual flight rules to voluntarily use automatic dependent surveillance—broadcast (ADS-B) technology. While all instrument flight […]


ERA’s SQUID supporting R&D SCOUT project

September 19, 2018 0

ERA ‘s vehicle tracking system –  known as SQUID – proved itself during the testing of the newly introduced security system within the international EU-FP7 funded project called SCOUT. The goal of the SCOUT project […]


Leonardo signs Aireon ADS-B integration deal

September 10, 2018 0

Leonardo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Aireon, developer of the world’s first space-based air traffic surveillance system. The MOU will allow Leonardo, which provides advanced Air Traffic Management (ATM) solutions for air navigation […]


Aireon ALERT opens for pre-registration

August 24, 2018 0

Air navigation service providers (ANSPs), aircraft operators, regulators and search and rescue organisations can now pre-register for Aireon’s free, global aircraft locating and emergency response tracking (ALERT) service. The Aireon ALERT service will provide the […]


ERA first foreign MLAT provider in China

June 14, 2018 0

China aviation regulators have issued a permit certificate to Czech manufacturer ERA which makes it the only foreign manufacturer allowed to deliver all airport surface, TMA and WAM surveillance systems as well as vehicle tracking […]


FLYHT certified for Inmarsat’s SB-S platform

May 24, 2018 0

Real-time aircraft connectivity expert FLYHT Aerospace Solutions has become the first partner for Inmarsat’s recently-launched Aviation Certified Application Provider (CAP) programme that will bring together connected safety and operations applications. By testing, optimising and certifying […]


Aireon deployment continues with sixth launch

May 23, 2018 0

Aireon has announced the sixth successful launch and deployment of its space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads, hosted by the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation. At 12:47:58 PM PDT (19:47:58 UTC) on May 22, a flight-proven SpaceX […]


ERA extends African presence in Nigeria

May 21, 2018 0

ERA has won a contract to implement a Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) and ERIS air traffic management system to monitor helicopter traffic flying over the Gulf of Guinea. The Nigerian Air Space Management Authority (NAMA), […]


United Kingdom's NATS takes 10% Aireon stake

May 16, 2018 0

NATS has taken a US$69 million, 10 per cent stake in Aireon, developer of the world’s first space-based global air traffic surveillance system. Aireon and NATS made the announcement at a press conference on May 16 […]