Category Archives: Communications

SITAONAIR to deliver Prague ATC comms

The Czech Republic’s air navigation service provider has appointed SITAONAIR to deliver a ‘communication gateway’ to its capital’s airport. SITAONAIR will support air-to-ground data link … More ››

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Finavia selects R&S for national ATC comms

Finland’s air navigation system has awarded a contract to Rohde & Schwarz to modernise its civilian air traffic control (ATC) ground radio communications system. Finavia’s … More ››

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Harris tapped for advanced Turkish ATC comms

Harris Corporation has been selected to supply a next-generation, VoIP communication system to support the Republic of Turkey’s air traffic management (ATM) services. Harris was … More ››

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Frequentis to support Polish VCS after September bankruptcy of Schmid Telecom 

Austria’s Frequentis has stepped in to support the development of a Polish voice communications system following the bankruptcy last year of Schmid Telecom. Polish business … More ››

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NATS selects R&S for second voice system

The UK’s NATS has selected the R&S VCS-4G IP-based voice communications system from Rohde & Schwarz as its second voice system for its air traffic … More ››

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Telephonics receives FAA production order 

Telephonics has received production orders for 34 Common Terminal Digitizer (CTD) systems from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). CTD supports the FAA’s Next Gen initiative so … More ››

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NLR reports excellent Iris polar coverage

Dutch aerospace researchers at NLR have completed the first flight trials using Inmarsat satellites to test seamless air-ground communications which will allow controllers to monitor … More ››

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Macedonia’s M-NAV seeks VCS partner

M-NAV, Macedonia’s air navigation service provider, has received a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to help finance the upgrade of its … More ››

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Iris Precursor completes first trial phase

The European Space Agency (ESA) has completed its first flight trials using satellites to help bring Europe closer to its goal of modernising air traffic … More ››

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US to smooth global adoption of four-dimensional trajectory flight

Aviation authorities in the United States are to conduct their own series of four-dimensional trajectory demonstration flights building on the work of their European counterparts. Four-dimensional … More ››

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