Navigation

Airbus selected by ESA for next-gen EGNOS

January 29, 2018 0

Airbus has been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) as the prime contractor to develop EGNOS V3, the next generation of the European Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) planned to provide the aviation community […]

Airports

Spirent Comms tackles GNSS interference threat

May 23, 2017 0

GNSS testing expert Spirent Communications has launched a solution that enables the civil aviation industry to evaluate the growing threat of interference, jamming and spoofing of satellite navigation systems. The new GSS200D Interference Detector was […]

Airports

Bremen makes SBAS history for Germany

April 6, 2017 1

A passenger aircraft has landed in Germany using a new satellite-based precision approach procedure without the aid of a conventional ground-based navigation infrastructure. Bremen airport, in the north of Germany, was the setting for the German […]

Navigation

Eurocontrol links with GSA on satellite navigation

May 14, 2015 0

GSA, the European global navigation satellite systems agency has forged a long term partnership with Europe’s air navigation safety agency Eurocontrol. The objecive of the partnership is to to support the secure and safe implementation […]

Environment

Airbus launches world-first green IFR procedures for helicopters

May 12, 2015 0

Airbus Helicopters has achieved another key milestone in advancing eco-friendly rotorcraft operations by successfully demonstrating low-noise helicopter instrument (IFR) approaches at an airport with commercial airline traffic. As the final outcome of a seven-year project […]

Navigation

EGNOS-Africa office opens for business

March 18, 2015 0

The SAFIR (Satellite navigation services for AFrIcan Region) project has opened the EGNOS-Africa Joint Programme Office (JPO). The SAFIR project is a three-year project funded by the European Union and the EDF Intra ACP envelope […]

Avionics

EGNOS grants on offer to promote uptake

May 12, 2014 0

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has launched a call for proposals to foster further EGNOS adoption in the European civil aviation sector. The grant aims to support projects that enable users to equip and use […]

CAAs/ANSPs

ENAV tests first EGNOS procedures in Tunisia

February 4, 2014 0

ENAV, the Italian air navigation service provider, has tested and validated the new precision landing procedures with the European satellite system EGNOS, using its own specially fitted out aircraft, at the Tunisian airport of Monastir. […]