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LVNL chief assumes FABEC leadership role

February 19, 2019 0

Michiel van Dorst has taken over the leadership of FABEC from Belgium’s Johan Decuyper who held this position for the last year. Van Dorst, chief executive of LVNL, thanked Decuyper for the focus he had […]

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LAANC architect Merkle tapped for US drone tsar role

December 10, 2018 0

Jay Merkle, deputy vice president for the FAA Air Traffic Organization’s Program Management Office, has become the new head of drone integration for the US aviation agency. Reporting to FAA associate administrator for aviation safety […]

Airports

Airbus, Cranfield select landing systems expert

October 18, 2018 0

Cranfield University has appointed Martin Skote as Airbus professor of landing systems engineering. He joins the University from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Modern aircraft design has led to lighter fuselage and wings, as well as […]

Airlines

Cebula for A4A NextGen, new entrants role

October 15, 2018 0

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade body for the leading US airlines, has appointed Andy Cebula as vice president, NextGen and new entrants and brings to the association more than three decades of transportation policy experience […]

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ANS CR announces death of Materna

May 14, 2018 0

Petr Materna, the long-serving former director general of Czech air navigation service provider ANS CR, passed away on 13 May. Materna was a highly respected person in global aviation, one of the founders of the air […]

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NATS appoints new Prestwick centre director

May 9, 2018 0

NATS has appointed Martin Donnan as the director of its Prestwick control centre. Donnan will be accountable for the daily operational activity of the Ayrshire-based centre, which is responsible for handling 80 per cent of […]

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Professor Per Enge

April 30, 2018 0

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 his home in Mountain View, California. He was 64. Enge, […]