Avionics

uAvionix secures tailBeacon TSO approval from FAA

July 8, 2019 0

uAvionix has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Technical Standard Order (TSO) approval for its tailBeacon integrated rear position light ADS-B OUT solution. The FAA has mandated ADS-B Out equipage for flights after January 1, 2020, […]

Surveillance

Aireon real-time surveillance consigning OTS to history

June 17, 2019 0

NATS and NAV CANADA trials of Aireon’s satellite-based ADS-B system to track aircraft flying through NAT oceanic airspace are starting to show significant potential benefits for their airline customers. Satellite-based ADS-B technology is allowing the […]

Navigation

NAVBLUE launches N-Prediction ADS-B service

June 11, 2019 0

NAVBLUE has launched the N-Prediction ADS-B service, a new solution that can be accessed directly by airline customers or be integrated with flight planning providers. Initially designed for operators in US airspace, N-Prediction ADS-B service will in […]

UAS/Drones

DRONIADA drone flights supporting PansaUTM 

June 7, 2019 0

The Droniada autonomous drone flights competition for academic teams and their young programmers has recently been completed in Katowice, Poland. The event served as an another proving-ground for the PansaUTM system created and under deployment […]

Contracts

ERA wins country-wide Saudi ADS-B contract

June 5, 2019 0

ERA has secured a contract to deliver its composite multilateration and ADS-B system NEO for nationwide ADS-B coverage for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia airspace. The system will also serve as a Wide Area Multilateration […]

Single European Sky

Fragmentation challenge more complex than originally thought

June 3, 2019 0

Smaller air navigation service providers (ANSPs) can raise performance by merging airspace although there comes a point where diminishing returns soon occur, according to an analysis of functional airspace block (FAB) performance by university academics […]