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 […]

Corporate

OMNIPOL acquires ERA a.s.

November 23, 2011 0

ERA a.s., a former subsidiary of SRA International has been acquired by Prague-based OMNIPOL a.s. ERA a.s. has delivered passive and active multilateration and ADS-B solutions globally for airport surface, terminal area and En Route […]

Avionics

Saab Sensis WAM selected for Kyrgyz Republic

November 14, 2011 0

The United States Air Force Electronic System Center (ESC) has selected defense and security company Saab subsidiary Saab Sensis Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) as the air traffic control sensor solution for the modernization of air […]

Military ATC

Civil-military CNS interoperability needs performance approach

October 25, 2011 0

Participants at the Military CNS (Communication, Navigation, Surveillance) Technical Implementation Information Days called for a performance-based approach when progressing ATM/CNS infrastructure improvements. The aim of these Information Days was to advance civil-military and military-military CNS […]

Avionics

NAV CANADA selects WAM system for Calgary

October 24, 2011 0

NAV CANADA, the Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) for Canada, is deploying Saab subsidiary Saab Sensis Corporation’s multilateration system for surface surveillance at Calgary International Airport. The Saab Sensis multilateration system will provide complete coverage […]

Surveillance

Thales to modernise ATC centres across six African states

October 21, 2011 0

Thales has won a contract from the Agency for Air Navigation Security in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA) for the harmonisation and modernisation of air traffic control centres in six countries including Senegal, Congo, Niger, Ivory […]