Category Archives: Navigation

Rockwell Collins’ next-gen MMR now certified and set to enter 737 MAX service this summer

Rockwell Collins’ GLU-2100 next-generation Multi-Mode Receiver (MMR) for air transport aircraft has achieved certification with Boeing and will enter into service on the 737 MAX with several … More ››

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Earth’s magnetic field could provide drone navigation alternative to satellite GPS

Magnetic navigation techniques used by animals could allow drones to find their way without maps or satellite navigation. Research by the US Air Force published … More ››

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AAL2 aiming to boost low visibility access

A consortium of key aviation stakeholders has come together to launch the AAL2 initiative to demonstrate augmented approach and landing operations. Building on the successful … More ››

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Professor Per Enge

Per K Enge, the Stanford professor who was one of the world’s foremost experts in global positioning system (GPS) technologies, died on April 22 at … More ››

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Leidos wins GEO 7 work to enhance WAAS

Leidos has won a task order by the United States’ Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to develop the 7th Generation geostationary earth orbit (GEO) satellite used … More ››

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GSA, Thales launch the EDG²E project on further optimisation of aviation navigation with Galileo

The European Union’s Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) has officially launched the EDG²E project (Equipment for Dual frequency Galileo GPS and EGNOS) with a … More ››

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ADB SAFEGATE equips Hamburg apron

WATM2018 Germany’s fifth largest airport is to introduce Europe’s first-ever Follow the Greens operations where individually controlled green lights guide the pilots safely towards the runway … More ››

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NAV Portugal expands use of Saab WAM

WATM2018 Saab and NAV Portugal, the Portugese air national service provider, have worked together to establish a large WAM surveillance picture throughout Portuguese airspace. The operational … More ››

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NavAidDrone makes debut for inspection

WATM2018 LS telecom’s Colibrex has launched NavAidDrone, a drone-based system for navigational aid (NAVAID) inspections following a joint-development effort with FCS Flight Calibration Services. The NavAidDrone … More ››

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Airbus selected by ESA for next-gen EGNOS

Airbus has been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) as the prime contractor to develop EGNOS V3, the next generation of the European Satellite … More ››

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