Category Archives: Innovation

Colorado’s remote tower project gets underway 

Camera masts have now been successfully installed at the official US test facility at Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport where a remote air traffic control system … More ››

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ICAO sees Artificial Intelligence as the NORM

ICAO has teamed with Flight Service Bureau to develop the first application of AI technology in the field of aeronautical information management – AIM, writes … More ››

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New Zealand NSS prompts capability decisions

The New Southern Sky (NSS) programme charting the transition by New Zealand to advanced air traffic management technologies is approaching the completion of its second … More ››

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First Steps

Dave Hughes reports on how the United States’ NextGen programme is transitioning towards Trajectory Based Operations Now that the NextGen system, Terminal Flight Data Management … More ››

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Front & Center

Shelley Yak, director of the FAA William J Hughes Technical Center explains how the FAA Technical Center is tackling the TBO challenge The FAA’s move … More ››

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All Change

Changes to air traffic management (ATM) systems can have many effects. An EU initiative sought to better understand, model and analyse changes at different layers … More ››

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Solar powered Zephyr smashes flight record

The solar powered Zephyr S HAPS (High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite) has logged a maiden flight of over 25 days, which may make the record books as … More ››

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RECAT-EU increases capacity at Leipzig Halle 

Air traffic controllers at Leipzig Halle Airport are using a new procedure to safely guide more aircraft to land within a shorter period of time. … More ››

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Inmarsat, ESA complete major Iris milestone

Inmarsat and the European Space Agency (ESA), have completed the first test flight using the world’s most advanced aviation satellite technology for their Iris programme … More ››

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Rolls-Royce unveils EVTOL vehicle concept

Rolls-Royce has unveiled a concept electric vertical take-off and landing (EVTOL) vehicle at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow. The design could be adapted for personal … More ››

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