Avionics

Austro Control selects Sensis WAM

May 17, 2011 0

Austro Control, the air navigation service provider for Austria, has selected Sensis Corporation to deploy a Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) system across the country. Sensis WAM will provide highly accurate surveillance of Austria’s airspace to […]

Surveillance

MDA to upgrade Amazon surveillance

May 16, 2011 0

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, a provider of essential information solutions, has signed a multi-million dollar contract to upgrade the SIVAM ground processing solution. The Amazon Surveillance System, or SIVAM (Sistema de Vigilancia da Amazonia) is […]

News

Tibet Airlines chooses Airbus’ Quovadis as RNP partner

May 16, 2011 0

Quovadis, the Flight Operations services company of Airbus, has been chosen by Tibet Airlines to implement Required Navigation Performance (RNP) procedures for its operations, commencing this summer using the Airbus A319. Tibet Airlines, which will […]

Surveillance

Rockwell Collins to provide Anka guidance and navigation system

May 13, 2011 0

Rockwell Collins´s Athena inertial navigation system and global positioning system (INS/GPS) has been selected to provide guidance and navigation for the Anka Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) UAV, developed by Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI). […]

News

US watchdog to probe error increase

May 12, 2011 0

The US Office of Inspector General is launching an investigation into the increase in “operational errors” where a controller fails to maintain safe distances between aircraft. According to Federal Aviation Administration statistics, the number of […]

News

Estonia deploys electronic AIP technology

May 12, 2011 0

Estonian Air Navigation Service (EANS) has completed commissioning its central Aeronautical Information Management database, fully compliant to the latest EUROCONTROL AIXM 5 standard. The Estonian system integrates an electronic AIP solution which is fully in […]

Military ATC

Northrop Grumman unveils spy plane – pilot optional

May 12, 2011 0

Military users will be able to get real-time high-definition video, view infrared imagery, use radar and even listen in on communications signals – all at the same time – using a new intelligence-gathering aircraft system […]

Avionics

First HUD with synthetic vision nears certification

May 12, 2011 0

Rockwell Collins and Bombardier Aerospace have recently conducted a series of flight tests toward validating the use of synthetic vision (SV) on a head-up display (HUD) to achieve operational credit for lower landing minima during […]

Avionics

Smaller French airports to deploy EGNOS

May 12, 2011 0

Pau Pyrenees in southern France has become Europe´s first airport to use the new EGNOS Safety-of-Life Service, to guide aircraft in for landing using only this highly accurate space navigation signal. Clermont-Ferrand Airport in central […]