Airlines

InFlight Labs to support airline GADSS needs

March 23, 2018 0

InFlight Labs have developed Smart ADT, an industry-first GADSS (Global Aeronautical Distress Safety System) compliant avionics interface which works with the aircraft’s communication system to trigger real-time tracking of an aircraft during and abnormal event. Smart ADT (Autonomous […]

Airlines

Airbus debuts new fixed, deployable recorders

June 23, 2017 0

Airbus is to implement new fixed and deployable flight recorders for Airbus’ aircraft programmes, in collaboration with L3 Technologies. The new devices will come in two versions: a fixed crash-protected Cockpit Voice and Data Recorder […]

Airlines

InFlight Labs touts autonomous tracking first

May 23, 2017 0

InFlight Labs has developed the first autonomous distressed aircraft tracking system that communicates via a satellite-to-aircraft link that is activated by ATC. The tamper-proof Smart GADSS system continuously tracks the aircraft through all phases of flight via global navigation satellite […]

NextGen

Warranted Surveillance?

May 8, 2017 1

Dorothy Robyn and Kevin Neels present an economic perspective on space-based ADS-B technology. The decision earlier this year by aviation authorities to abandon the search for Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 came just days after a […]

CAAs/ANSPs

NATS debuts 3D mode, radar-based tool

April 10, 2017 0

A new flight tracking app by UK air traffic control company NATS promises users a new perspective on the skies above Britain, featuring real UK radar data and a unique three dimensional view. Most existing […]

Innovation

EASA certifies first European underwater wreckage locator

April 5, 2017 0

European safety officials have handed over the ETSO (European Technical Standard Order) certificate to a German business that has developed the first Long Range Low Frequency Underwater Locator Device (ULD) to be designed and manufactured in Europe […]

Avionics

Aireon takes full control of first ADS-B payload

March 2, 2017 0

Aireon has formally received control from Iridium of the first Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payload hosted on an Iridium NEXT satellite. This is a major milestone on the path towards 100 per cent global air […]

Airlines

SBB selected for Hawaiian's new A321neos

December 6, 2016 0

Hawaiian Airlines (HAL) has selected Inmarsat’s next generation IP-based SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) platform for installation on its new Airbus A321neo fleet. Inmarsat’s SB-S service will deliver secure broadband connectivity via the Cobham AVIATOR 350D system to the […]