Front & Centre

April 3, 2013 0

Bob Poole argues that US facilities need consolidation too, not just fragmented Europe Americans are fond of comparing the efficiency of their large, unified air traffic control system with the fragmented and costly system serving […]


Saab's remote tower gets LFV green light

February 25, 2013 0

The Saab Remote Tower (r-TWR) system under deployment for Sweden’s LFV has passed Site Acceptance Testing (SAT). The system is the industry’s first to achieve this milestone, leading the way for full operational certification later […]


WATM: Winnipeg selects Searidge intelligent solution

February 12, 2013 0

World ATM Congress, Madrid: Searidge Technologies, provider of intelligent video solutions to Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) and airports, announced that their ATC-grade video system and intelligent video platform, IntelliDAR have been selected to enhance Air […]


Frequentis to supply AVINOR R-TWR comms

December 7, 2012 0

Frequentis has delivered its IP-based voice communication system (VCS) to the Norwegian air navigation service provider AVINOR to power the first remote tower system in this Nordic country. The VCS will play a pivotal role […]


Down Under Vision

November 1, 2012 0

Australia’s unique geography and reliance on aviation to bridge distances within the country and to the rest of the world, means that the national air navigation service provider, Airservices Australia, has been an early adopter […]


Virtual Worlds

October 30, 2012 0

Remote tower technology promises to revolutionise the provision of air traffic services. Last year, Air Traffic Management magazine interviewed several leading exponents of this technology. Round Table Participants: Detlef Schulz-Rückert, formerly head of tower systems […]


Remote towers near European certification

October 29, 2012 0

Most of the recent progress with remote towers has been occurring outside the United States, according to Bob Poole writing in his latest industry newsletter. One of the earliest implementations of the next-generation air traffic […]


Remote Possibilities

June 20, 2012 1

With the latest remote tower operation trials conducted in Sweden this May, SESAR – Europe’s ATM modernisation programme – reports that the concept is one step closer to realisation, Over a period of three weeks, […]