Category Archives: Innovation

Boeing to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences to advance autonomous technology capabilities

Boeing plans to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, a world-class innovator, developer and manufacturer of advanced aerospace platforms, under an agreement signed by the companies. … More ››

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New simulations highlight potential for more efficient airport runway operations

Airport operations at some of Europe’s busiest airports have the potential to be made even more efficient. At least that’s what simulations hosted by NATS … More ››

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FABEC partners pioneer joint ILS procurement

The two FABEC partners – DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS) and Air Traffic Control the Netherlands (LVNL) – are jointly procuring new instrument landing systems, which … More ››

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CHC, Leonardo & SKYTRAC cooperate on global real-time inflight safety data transfer

CHC Helicopter, in collaboration with Leonardo and SKYTRAC, have successfully completed testing of a real-time Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) and cockpit Electronic Flight … More ››

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DFS support tool offers airspace capacity boost

German air navigation service provider DFS and software business GLVI (Gesellschaft für Luftverkehrsinformatik) have developed a high performance system to assist air traffic controllers in … More ››

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DSNA takes X-border efficiency to the xStream

Close to 200 commercial inbound flights handled by DSNA to Paris-Orly airport have successfully tested the xStream procedure of extending the arrival management horizon up … More ››

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World first for Belgocontrol meteo service

Belgocontrol has started to send its operational meteorological data to its international partners in a new data format. The meteorological service of Belgium’s national air navigation … More ››

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FABEC cross-border boost for Zurich arrivals

German, French and Swiss air navigation service providers DFS, DSNA and skyguide successfully completed the operational implementation of the FABEC Extended Arrival Management (XMAN) for … More ››

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Boeing, JAXA to flight-test weather technology

Boeing and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will flight-test Long-range Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) technology next year. This remote-sensing technology could help commercial … More ››

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Groupe ADP, DSNA Services team on Hologarde

Groupe ADP and DSNA Services is establishing a partnership to combine their expertise to create the Hologarde project to develop a drone detection system that … More ››

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