Innovation

In Denial

November 13, 2018 0

Finding lost hikers in forests can be a difficult and lengthy process, as helicopters and drones can’t get a glimpse through the thick tree canopy, reports Rob Matheson. Recently, it’s been proposed that autonomous drones, […]

Navigation

RESILIENCE Reading The Signals

October 15, 2018 0

James Miller and Mitch Narins discuss the need for resilient Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Services for the safe, secure, and efficient movement of aircraft in the National Airspace System and beyond. […]

Corporate

Mitigation plan to minimise Brexit impact

October 4, 2018 0

Satellite business OHB System has entered into an agreement with the British company Surrey Satellite Technology (SSTL) and the European Space Agency (ESA) to minimise the possible impact of the current Brexit negotiations on the […]

Airports

Hong Kong selects Indra for GBAS trial

October 4, 2018 0

The Civil Aviation Department of Hong Kong has awarded a tender to Indra’s Norwegian subsidiary through an open tender exercise for provision of services in carrying out GBAS flight trials at the Hong Kong International […]

Airports

GABATCO to seek airlines’ help at VC Bird

September 26, 2018 0

The Guild of Antigua and Barbuda Air Traffic Controllers (GABATCO) is considering seeking the support of local airlines to force the authorities to acquire and install a Very High-Frequency Omni-Directional Range (VOR) navigation aid at […]

Contracts

Qatar to deploy latest NORMARC nav aids

September 13, 2018 0

Indra’s Norwegian subsidiary Indra Navia has secured a turnkey project from the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) to install state-of-the-art NORMARC nav aids, and maintains its status as QCAA’s sole supplier of safety-critical landing systems. A NORMARC […]

Airports

SESAR Follow The Greens concept maturing

July 25, 2018 0

A ground lighting system that provides airfield traffic with a safer way to make its way around the airport tarmac, taxiways and runways has passed its validation campaign. The trials which formed the European SESAR […]

Navigation

USAF confirms faith in Thales deployable ILS

July 23, 2018 0

Thales is to provide the equivalent of fixed-based Instrument Landing System capability at tactical airfields in the United States for natural disaster or humanitarian relief efforts. Thales Deployable – Instrument Landing System (D-ILS) is a […]