News

Inquiry after Reagan National goes silent

March 24, 2011 0

The control tower at Reagan National Airport went silent early Wednesday, forcing the pilots of two airliners carrying a total of 165 passengers and crew members to land on their own, reports the Washington Post. […]

News

Frankfurt fourth to implement A-CDM

March 23, 2011 0

Frankfurt becomes the fourth European airport to implement Collaborative Decision Making after having just been made fully A-CDM compliant. This makes it the fourth airport in Europe after Munich (2007), Paris Charles de Gaulle and […]

Surveillance

Manchester radar system win for Raytheon

March 23, 2011 0

Raytheon Company will supply a radar system to replace legacy equipment at Manchester Airport in the United Kingdom under an extension to NATS’ Radar Site Services (RSS) programme. The delivery and installation of the system […]

Avionics

Jeppesen and Dynon team up in GA venture

March 23, 2011 0

Jeppesen and Dynon Avionics have entered into an agreement to provide Jeppesen NavData and obstacle services for the Dynon Avionics SkyView. The avionics data offering for Dynon Avionics serves as part of a total Jeppesen […]

Airports

First EGNOS LPV procedure operational at Pau

March 23, 2011 0

The first LPV approaches can now be flown from 17 March at Pau Airport, a key milestone for EGNOS-based services implementation in France and across Europe ECAC area. EGNOS service provider ESSP officially declared the […]

News

Systems Interface wins Mauritian navaid work

March 23, 2011 0

The Department of Civil Aviation in Mauritius has awarded Systems Interface a contract to provide a ground-based navigational aid on Agalega North Islands airfield. This contract is for a Non Directional Beacon, completely powered by […]

News

Failed comms shuts down Argentinian airports

March 22, 2011 0

Flights have now resumed at three airports in and around Buenos Aires following the failure of a communications system. Argentina´s National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) said flights had been temporarily halted Monday at Argentina´s Ministro […]

Avionics

Change urged in Brazilian Aviation: IATA

March 21, 2011 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) praised President Dilma Rousseff´s strategic focus on aviation and urged a quick follow-up with critical reforms to improve the industry´s competitiveness. Preparations to host the FIFA World Cup and […]

Surveillance

“Tangible” progress cited in NextGen update

March 21, 2011 0

The FAA has released its 2011 updated implementation plan for the Next Generation air transportation system. FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt said in the report (http://www.faa.gov/nextgen/) that during the past year, the aviation community has begun […]

Airspace

UK CAA details 2012 Olympic measures

March 21, 2011 0

Planned airspace security restrictions covering the London Olympic and Paralympic Games for 2012 were announced today by the UK Government, as part of its commitment to deliver a safe and secure Games. The UK Civil […]