Avionics

Fraport chooses Sensis multilateration system

June 13, 2011 0

Fraport AG, the owner and manager of Frankfurt Airport, has selected Sensis Corporation to expand and upgrade its multilateration surface system to accommodate capacity expansion and growth of operational areas. This latest-generation surveillance system for […]

Avionics

Navtech adds Russian airport data

June 9, 2011 0

Flight operations software and services business Navtech has signed an agreement with FSUE Centre of Aeronautical Information in Moscow for the supply of domestic airport data for the countries of the Russian Federation. Through the […]

Avionics

Rotorcraft PBN procedures start to take shape

May 31, 2011 0

The regulatory framework relating to green procedures for rotorcraft within the European research project GARDEN is taking shape. Created by the European Commission jointly with the aviation industry, the goal of the CleanSky Joint Undertaking […]

Avionics

Rockwell Collins introduces new PBN capabilities

May 23, 2011 0

Rockwell Collins announced that its FMS-4200 Flight Management System is certified and will be standard fit on Bombardier CRJ700/CRJ900/CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft. The announcement was made at the 36th Annual Regional Airlines Association (RAA) Convention in […]

Avionics

Duncan Aviation and Honeywell develop WAAS/LPV upgrade

May 17, 2011 0

Duncan Aviation and Honeywell have partnered to develop software for and certify Wide Area Augmentation System-Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (WAAS/LPV) upgrade capabilities for Honeywell Primus Epic CDS/R-equipped Falcon 900 aircraft. “Through an unprecedented amount […]

Avionics

Pro Line Fusion avionics system receives FAA certification

May 17, 2011 0

Just weeks after receiving its final Technical Standard Order (TSO), Rockwell Collins´ Pro Line Fusion(r) integrated avionics system received supplemental type certification (STC). The STC, issued by the Federal Aviation Administration, was achieved on the […]

Avionics

Austro Control selects Sensis WAM

May 17, 2011 0

Austro Control, the air navigation service provider for Austria, has selected Sensis Corporation to deploy a Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) system across the country. Sensis WAM will provide highly accurate surveillance of Austria’s airspace to […]

Avionics

First HUD with synthetic vision nears certification

May 12, 2011 0

Rockwell Collins and Bombardier Aerospace have recently conducted a series of flight tests toward validating the use of synthetic vision (SV) on a head-up display (HUD) to achieve operational credit for lower landing minima during […]

Avionics

Smaller French airports to deploy EGNOS

May 12, 2011 0

Pau Pyrenees in southern France has become Europe´s first airport to use the new EGNOS Safety-of-Life Service, to guide aircraft in for landing using only this highly accurate space navigation signal. Clermont-Ferrand Airport in central […]

Airspace

UK CAA proposes PBN policy

April 18, 2011 0

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today published proposed policy guidance on Performance-based Navigation (PBN) in UK and Irish Airspace. The document is a key component of the CAA’s Future Airspace Strategy, designed to […]