Avionics

Horizon Air receives RNP 0.3 approval

November 23, 2011 0

Horizon Air has announced its Operations Specifications Approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for Required Navigation Performance (RNP) 0.3. This is the first such authorization obtained for an operator of a turboprop aircraft (Bombardier […]

Avionics

UK/Ireland agree new PBN airspace policy

November 9, 2011 0

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) have approved a joint policy on Performance-based Navigation (PBN) to be implemented across UK and Irish airspace. PBN relies on new technology such […]

Airlines

Atlantic Airways pioneers new navigation technology

September 29, 2011 0

Atlantic Airways, the national carrier of the Faroe Islands, will pioneer cutting-edge navigation technology to improve service reliability when it introduces the Airbus A319 to its fleet next year. The airline chose Quovadis, the Airbus […]

Navigation

LightSquared ordered back to drawing board

September 14, 2011 0

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has scuppered plans by LightSquared to build a satellite-terrestrial network adjacent to the GPS band next year. The powerful ground-based system proposed by LightSquared risked rendering GPS – a […]

Navigation

LightSquared presents solution to GPS issue

June 25, 2011 0

LightSquared insists it has a comprehensive solution to the problem of interference with Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers. This solution will, the business says, will permit LightSquared to proceed with its business plan, protect the […]