Airports

Virtual Vanguard

November 3, 2014 0

Conor Mullan from Think Research examines the various solutions and possible applications for remote tower technology both in Europe and further afield. A little under five years ago I was asked by LFV, the Swedish […]

Airports

Vision On

November 3, 2014 0

There has been much debate about the concept of remote tower services but the Swedish experience suggests they are ready for the real world, writes Fearghal O’Connor In his entire working life as a tower […]

Airports

Remote tower tech receives final green light

November 3, 2014 1

Saab along with the Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider (LFV), have received final operational approval from the Swedish Transport Agency for the remote operation of Örnsköldsvik Airport from Sundsvall, Sweden. This achievement means the world’s […]

Avionics

Europe selects future ATM showcase projects

October 22, 2014 0

European research chiefs have selected 15 large scale demonstration projects aimed at more extensively showcasing the benefits that advanced air traffic management solutions can bring to European aviation. The SESAR Joint Undertaking (SJU) said that […]

Airports

Saab, VSATS & Leesburg team on remote tech

October 16, 2014 0

Saab, the Virginia SATSLab, Inc. (VSATS) and the Leesburg Executive Airport (Leesburg, VA) are partnering to demonstrate and evaluate Saab remote tower technologies at Leesburg Executive Airport. During the summer of 2015, the partnership will […]

Airports

Remote Prospects

June 19, 2014 0

LFV has received clearance from the Swedish Transport Agency that the critical flight safety aspects of remote tower are clarified. With this decision, the concept of RTS, Remote Tower Services, enters a new phase that […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Remote tower technology gains pioneer interest

June 19, 2014 0

Today’s regulatory green light for Saab’s innovative remote tower technology lays the foundation for far wider acceptance within the industry as pioneer air traffic control agencies start selecting systems to deliver the advanced concept, writes […]

SESAR

Europe secures future of SESAR research

June 17, 2014 0

Europe has agreed to extend the work of the Single European Sky Air Traffic Management Research (SESAR) Joint Undertaking (SJU). The Council of Ministers of the European Union said it recognised the need to foster […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Saab, LFV readies for remote tower launch

December 16, 2013 0

The pioneering remote tower solution developed by Sweden’s LFV and Saab will see the world-first facility granted a licence for operations in the New Year. Ready for operational launch in the first quarter of 2014, […]