Innovation

EGNOS overcomes urban challenge

August 7, 2012 0

The European Data Access Service (EDAS), a new commercial service of the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS), has been launched EGNOS increases GPS accuracy and supports applications requiring high precision by correcting errors caused […]

Navigation

Europe upgrades EGNOS positioning accuracy

July 11, 2012 0

A new EGNOS transponder was launched on 9 July via satellite from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, by the European Commission in order to upgrade and maintain the EGNOS system. Read ATM’s EGNOS Dossier The new transponder will […]

Avionics

EGNOS adds 40 more airports

May 23, 2012 0

Forty more airports in 11 European countries will soon be accessible for EGNOS-equipped aircraft thanks to a European Union-funded project. The ACCEPTA project either co-funds the publishing of EGNOS – Europe’s equivalent Wide Area Augmentation […]

Avionics

RC receives Euro airspace certification

May 17, 2012 0

A number of Rockwell Collins’ surveillance, communication and navigation systems for business aircraft have recently received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification to comply with European airspace requirements, including: EASA Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) for […]

Navigation

ESA launch Navipedia satnav resource

April 11, 2012 0

Satellite navigation is progressing swiftly, in fact so swiftly that printed textbooks can’t keep pace – so the European Space Agency (ESA) has introduced its own wiki-based information source, Navipedia, which is also the first […]

CAAs/ANSPs

DFS clinches award for EGNOS roll-out

March 16, 2012 0

DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung has received an award for its introduction of new approach procedures that use the data provided by the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS). The prize was awarded by the European GNSS […]

Navigation

Solar storm shield for EGNOS

March 14, 2012 0

Europe’s EGNOS satnav augmentation service which guides aircraft landings will be strengthened against the effects of solar storms and its design future-proofed. Officials from the European Space Agency (ESA) and aerospace company Thales Alenia Space […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Skyguide EGNOS-based procedures honoured

March 14, 2012 0

Swiss air navigation service provider Skyguide has been awarded a distinction for its introduction of new approach procedures based on data provided by EGNOS, the European Satellite Based Augmentation System. The award was bestowed on […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Gonzales appointed to AENA board

March 13, 2012 0

Ignacio González has been appointed as the new Director of Air Navigation of Aeropuertos Españoles y Navegación Aérea (Aena). González also joined the CANSO Executive Committee (ExCom), replacing Juan Ignacio Lema Devesa as a ‘Members […]

Avionics

NATS outlines Guernsey EGNOS contribution

December 31, 2011 0

NATS, the UK’s air navigation services provider, reports that it hasoverseen the introduction of the first commercial operation based on the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS). EGNOS is a navigation technology that uses satellite […]