Airports

Hong Kong selects Indra for GBAS trial

October 4, 2018 0

The Civil Aviation Department of Hong Kong has awarded a tender to Indra’s Norwegian subsidiary through an open tender exercise for provision of services in carrying out GBAS flight trials at the Hong Kong International […]

Avionics

GBAS landing system launches at Melbourne

June 5, 2017 0

An aircraft landing system known as SmartPath has been activated at Melbourne Airport with the new installation being the second of its type in the southern hemisphere. The SmartPath technology (otherwise known as a Ground […]

Airlines

Honeywell next-gen satnav tech gets FAA nod

April 20, 2017 0

Honeywell has received a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) technical standard order certification for the design and production of its Integrated Multi-Mode Receiver that allows the all-digital equipment to consolidate multiple navigation functionalities into a single […]

Avionics

FAA and Brazil strengthen aviation partnership

April 4, 2017 0

The United States and Brazil have signed an agreement on Ground Based Augmentation Systems (GBAS) research and development. GBAS is an alternative to the traditional Instrument Landing System (ILS) that is used to provide precision approach […]

Airports

Frankfurt tests curved approach procedures

May 25, 2016 0

Lufthansa together with German air traffic control and Fraport are to jointly conduct tests of new satellite-based approach procedures at Frankfurt Airport. The aim of these tests is to prove the advantages of curved and […]

Contracts

Indra Navia wins Boeing GBAS contract

May 13, 2016 0

Indra Navia has been awarded a contract to supply a NORMARC Ground Based Augmentation System (GBAS) to Boeing for use during flight test operations. GBAS is a safety-critical system that provides differential corrections to satellite […]

Airports

Honeywell GBAS for Dominican Republic

March 16, 2016 0

Honeywell has been selected by the Dominican Institute of Civil Aviation to install its SmartPath Ground-Based Augmentation System at Punta Cana International Airport to help reduce flight delays for passengers, while helping airline operators reduce […]

Innovation

Technology

February 24, 2016 0

In the SESAR CEO Survey 2016 Air Traffic Management magazine has comprehensively surveyed the senior leadership within the European industry on SESAR deployment and the prospects for success. The European Commission (EC) will soon turn […]

Innovation

Honeywell improves GBAS capabilities

November 9, 2015 0

Honeywell Aerospace has launched the third software generation of its SmartPath Ground-Based Augmentation System following certification by the United States Federal Aviation Administration. The new software upgrades further enhance precise satellite-guided flight navigation that can […]