Environment

Clean Sky launches latest call for green ops proposals

July 14, 2011 0

The next Clean Sky call for proposals features more than €2 million worth of work for businesses specialised in trajectory and mission management. Clean Sky is Europe’s aeronautical research programme to develop breakthrough technologies to […]

News

Jeppesen EFB enroute charting goes digital

July 14, 2011 0

Jeppesen, a unit of Boeing Flight Services, now offers the only electronic flight bag (EFB) digital enroute charting application that replaces paper charts in the cockpit for the commercial aviation industry. The transformative digital enroute […]

Surveillance

New ATC Centre in Lima starts operations

July 14, 2011 0

Indra, one of the main IT companies in Spain and in Latin America, has concluded the implementation of the new air traffic control centre at José Chavez International Airport, Lima. The centre will manage the […]

News

Finavia seeks to manage strike-threatened ops

July 14, 2011 0

Finnish ANSP Finavia believes that all flights can still be made as negotiations concerning ATCO strikes are underway Negotiations concerning the threat of an air traffic controller strike are still underway. The Finnish Air Traffic […]

News

November opening for new Hong Kong ATC centre

July 12, 2011 0

Construction of the new Hong Kong ATC centre is expected to be completed in November this year so that installation of new systems can take place followed by testing, operational evaluation and transition training for […]

Surveillance

FAA authorises Iridium For Oceanic communications

July 12, 2011 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has authorised aircraft operating in oceanic airspace to use Iridium Communications´s satellite data service for critical air traffic control communications. This marks completion of the FAA process evaluating aircraft flying […]

Innovation

First automatic landings for Centaur

July 11, 2011 0

Aurora Flight Sciences´s optionally-piloted aircraft Centaur has successfully completed its first fully automatic landings. The tests were conducted at Warrenton, Virginia. Aurora designed Centaur to fly as a normal manned aircraft, as an unmanned air […]

Avionics

WAAS updates for classic Cessna Citation Ultras, Encores

July 11, 2011 0

Wide Area Augmentation System upgrades are now available for the Citation Ultra and Citation Encore. The supplemental type certificate covers all Citation Ultras and Citation Encores serial number 260 through 750 with an upgrade to […]