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 […]

CAAs/ANSPs

ERA WAM System operational in Namibia

December 20, 2011 0

ERA´s Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) system deployed across Namibia has achieved operational status. Until now, Namibian airspace has been managed exclusively by radio communication and aircraft were separated by ICAO procedural separation standards. With the […]

Events

Worldwide participation set to grow at ATC Global 2012

December 19, 2011 0

Senior decision-makers in the air traffic management industry from as far afield as Japan, Brazil and West Africa will join their European and North American counterparts at the 2012 ATC Global Conference (6-7 March, 2012) […]

Airlines

Countdown begins for mandatory ADS-B equipage

December 14, 2011 0

The Australian deadline for fitment of Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) technology in aircraft operating within Australian airspace at and above 29,000 feet (FL290) is now less than two years away. Australia’s air traffic control […]

Avionics

Garmin receives EASA approval for GTN touchscreen avionics

December 13, 2011 0

Garmin has received the European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) validation of the US Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its GTN 650 and GTN 750 series touchscreen avionics. With this validation, these avionics are certified and […]

CAAs/ANSPs

FAA on hunt for space-based ADS-B services

December 2, 2011 0

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is seeking potential suppliers of a space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) service for remote mountainous areas in the US and oceanic regions. The system would augment the FAA´s domestic […]