Airspace

China plans lower airspace reform

February 16, 2012 0

Further reform of the use of low altitude airpace will be one of China’s top priorities, according to a ATM chief. Speaking at a Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) event, Wang Liya, chief of […]

Contracts

Thales España to design Malaga system

February 15, 2012 0

Spanish ANSP Aeropuertos Españoles y Navegación Aérea (AENA) has selected Thales España to design and implement an air traffic control system for the Pablo Ruiz Picasso Airport in Malaga. The Mode S Multilateration (MMS) System, […]

Avionics

Cockpit surveillance now operational

February 8, 2012 0

Swiss Airlines operated the first-ever commercial flight equipped with a certified traffic situational awareness system on February 7, providing pilots with real-time surveillance information on surrounding traffic. The Swiss International Airlines A330-300, equipped with a […]

Avionics

Trig Avionics secures ADS-B certification

February 7, 2012 0

UK business Trig Avionics has become the first company in the world to be awarded FAA TSO C166b certification for their TT31 and TT22 1090ES ADS-B Out transponders. This is a major milestone reflecting Trig’s […]

CAAs/ANSPs

SELEX Sistemi Integrati signs news contract in Ukraine

January 17, 2012 0

SELEX Sistemi Integrati, a Finmeccanica company, has signed a contract with the Ukrainian air navigation service provider UkSATSE. The contract underwritten with UkSATSE deals with the supply of logistic support relevant to the five primary […]

CAAs/ANSPs

FAA selects Saab Sensis airport surveillance capability

January 12, 2012 0

Saab Sensis Corporation, a U.S. subsidiary of the defense and security company Saab, has been selected by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Airport Surface Surveillance Capability (ASSC) programme. The FAA has incrementally […]

Avionics

ITT Exelis announces bid for FAA’s NextGen DataComms

January 9, 2012 0

ITT Exelis has announced its pursuit team for the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Data Communications Integrated Services (DCIS) contract. DCIS is the second major step in building NextGen, the FAA’s comprehensive, long-term plan to […]

Reports

ADS-B market intelligence report out now

December 21, 2011 0

ATC Global has published a free market intelligence report focusing on ADS-B surveillance technology. Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) has for years been recognised as a technology which can complement radar in areas of […]