DFMC GNSS will begin within the next decade

ICAO and standards setting bodies RTCA and EUROCAE are developing aviation standards for Dual Frequency Multi Constellation services (DFMC) which could mean operational readiness in the 2025-2028 … More ››

Kuwait,Deerns sign navigation systems contract

Kuwait’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has signed a contract worth KD 10.19 million (USD33.6 million) with the Dutch Deerns company for providing management … More ››

Catalyst Accelerator seeks PNT innovators

US incubator Catalyst Campus for Technology and Innovation is launching a Catalyst Accelerator cohort focused on Positioning, Navigation, and Timing technologies within aerospace and defence. … More ››

FAB CE partners on NAVAID interoperability

The chief executives of FAB CE’s seven air navigation service providers (ANSPs) have given the go-ahead for a NAVAID optimisation project that will improve interoperability … More ››

AAI strikes air navigation deal with IIT-Madras

Airports Authority of India (AAI) has struck a deal with IIT-Madras to jointly research and improve air navigation systems. The MoU is part of AAI’s … More ››

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 ››

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 ››

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 ››

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 ››

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 ››