EGNOS now approved for use in Germany

December 15, 2011 0

Aircraft may fly approach procedures with vertical guidance provided by EGNOS (European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service) at 38 airports in Germany from today. Permission to use EGNOS in Germany has been granted by the Federal […]


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 […]


EC awards final Galileo contracts

June 22, 2011 0

The final two contracts, out of six, for Galileo, Europe’s global navigation satellite programme were signed by the European Space Agency on behalf of the European Commission at the Le Bourget Aerospace Fair in Paris. […]


Duncan Aviation and Honeywell develop WAAS/LPV upgrade

May 17, 2011 0

Duncan Aviation and Honeywell have partnered to develop software for and certify Wide Area Augmentation System-Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (WAAS/LPV) upgrade capabilities for Honeywell Primus Epic CDS/R-equipped Falcon 900 aircraft. “Through an unprecedented amount […]


Smaller French airports to deploy EGNOS

May 12, 2011 0

Pau Pyrenees in southern France has become Europe´s first airport to use the new EGNOS Safety-of-Life Service, to guide aircraft in for landing using only this highly accurate space navigation signal. Clermont-Ferrand Airport in central […]


First EGNOS LPV procedure operational at Pau

March 23, 2011 0

The first LPV approaches can now be flown from 17 March at Pau Airport, a key milestone for EGNOS-based services implementation in France and across Europe ECAC area. EGNOS service provider ESSP officially declared the […]