Avionics

StandardAero completes EASy II upgrades

April 17, 2012 0

StandardAero Business Aviation has completed its first two Dassault EASy II Avionics flight deck upgrades on the Dassault Falcon 900EX/DX/LX series aircraft. This first installation of the EASy II Avionics upgrade by StandardAero was completed […]

Airlines

Houston showcases NextGen Metroplex

April 4, 2012 0

Top US Transportation Department and Federal Aviation Administration officials met with aviation partners in Houston today as part of a newly-launched collaborative effort to make air traffic control more efficient, help airlines improve on-time performance […]

Avionics

Telephonics gets DOD nod

March 30, 2012 0

Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation, has received confirmation from the US Department of Defense Air Traffic Control Radar System Identification Friend or Foe Systems Program Office that its AN/UPX-43(V)1 ALL-MODE Monopulse […]

Avionics

NAV CANADA extends ADS-B reach

March 30, 2012 1

NAV CANADA has extended its surveillance to cover a 1.3 million square kilometre portion of airspace over the North Atlantic; the busiest oceanic airspace in the world. The additional coverage began in early March through […]

Avionics

Unmanned ADS-B first for NASA

March 27, 2012 0

NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center has flown an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) equipped with Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast, or ADS-B, for the first time in an effort to overcome the technical barriers to safe operations in […]

Airlines

Fast-track NextGen mandates 'misguided'

March 27, 2012 0

The attempt by US Congress to speed up ADS-B ‘in’ looks like a ‘classic unfunded mandate, imposing costs far in excess of benefits’, according to Air Traffic Management columnist Bob Poole. Writing in his latest […]

Military ATC

Holding Pattern

March 17, 2012 0

Depending on decisions by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Congress, the year 2012 might just be a turning point for the emergent global unmanned aircraft systems industry. Or if existing bureaucracy and political inertia […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Finavia selects Comsoft WAM network

March 13, 2012 0

Finland will begin implementation of a countrywide Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) network with the installation of 39 Comsoft sensors for the South Western part of Finland, including Helsinki. The Quadrant ADS-B sensors and 12 transmitters […]

Avionics

ATC Global: Afghan ADS-B/MLAT completes

March 8, 2012 1

Thales reports that January 29 saw the trilateral cooperation between Afghanistan, Germany and Australia for Improvement of Civil Air Traffic Control in Afghanistan with a countrywide ADS-B / MLAT system, passing a major milestone when […]

Surveillance

ATC Global: New CASSIDIAN radar excels

March 7, 2012 0

Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS, brings a new radar onto the market which offers  completely new options for air traffic control and for safe guidance of aircraft during take-off and landing. This […]