Surveillance

Leonardo mapping to help NATS keep pilots on track

August 27, 2019 1

Leonardo’s ‘auto triangulation’ software has gone live at the UK’s ‘Distress and Diversion’ cell based at NATS, the UK’s main air traffic control services provider. The Distress and Diversion cell is manned by RAF personnel […]

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SESAR2020 DIGITS debuts ADS-C pre-operational demonstration

July 26, 2019 0

Aircraft operated by easyJet have started exchanging Automatic Dependant Surveillance – Contract (ADS-C) data with air traffic controllers at Eurocontrol’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC). Air France, British Airways, Iberia, Novair, Thomas Cook Airlines […]

Surveillance

Inmarsat hails FAA move to opt for near-term ADS-C surveillance

July 24, 2019 0

Enhanced Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract (ADS-C) has been selected by the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as the near-term technology of choice for aircraft surveillance in oceanic airspace. The decision by the FAA, which regulates […]

Surveillance

Cuban expert reports on Almanac MLAT system performance

July 16, 2019 0

CRTS’ Almanac MLAT system has proved its performance as surveillance contingency solution, according to a surveillance expert. The Russian multilateration surveillance system also helped support the investigation of an air accident in Havana and the […]