Category Archives: Avionics

Rockwell Collins, Airbus introduce first ‘self-reporting’ flight tracking solution for A350 XWB

Rockwell Collins has teamed with Airbus to introduce a new onboard aircraft tracking solution. The solution monitors aircraft information to detect and alert when abnormal flight … More ››

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Will To Change

David McMillan asks does privatisation of the FAA go far enough? President Trump’s announcement that he is to ‘privatise’ the air traffic management of the … More ››

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US aerospace chiefs set out spin-off principles

US industry chiefs have laid out a set of principles to guide President Trump’s mission to corporatise the nation’s air traffic control in a bid to … More ››

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GBAS landing system launches at Melbourne

An aircraft landing system known as SmartPath has been activated at Melbourne Airport with the new installation being the second of its type in the … More ››

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Spirent Comms tackles GNSS interference threat

GNSS testing expert Spirent Communications has launched a solution that enables the civil aviation industry to evaluate the growing threat of interference, jamming and spoofing … More ››

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InFlight Labs touts autonomous tracking first

InFlight Labs has developed the first autonomous distressed aircraft tracking system that communicates via a satellite-to-aircraft link that is activated by ATC. The tamper-proof Smart GADSS system continuously tracks the … More ››

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Europe’s regionals resisting equipage deadline

Europe’s regional airlines are resisting 2018 equipage deadlines forcing them to upgrade to enhanced Mode S and ADS-B ‘OUT’ avionics. In pursuit of a common infrastructure across … More ››

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Russia tables Moscow airspace overhaul plan

Russia’s transport ministry has established three working groups to lead the ATC modernisation of Moscow airspace. A report presented by State ATM Corporation director general Igor … More ››

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ERA to provide ADS-B coverage to Georgia

ERA has secured a contract to deliver an ADS-B system covering a major part of the airspace of Georgia, providing another layer of en-route surveillance of an … More ››

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Iran launches next phase of airspace overhaul

The second phase of Iran-Shahr airspace management initiative has been inaugurated with 5,200 km of new routes to be developed through employing RNAV area navigation … More ››

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