ESSP, Sligo North West sign EGNOS agreement

May 15, 2017 0

EGNOS services provider ESSP and Sligo North West airport in Ireland have signed an EGNOS Working Agreement (EWA) as a key step for the implementation of EGNOS-based approach procedures at this aerodrome. The agreement was […]


Bremen makes SBAS history for Germany

April 6, 2017 1

A passenger aircraft has landed in Germany using a new satellite-based precision approach procedure without the aid of a conventional ground-based navigation infrastructure. Bremen airport, in the north of Germany, was the setting for the German […]


Collaborative 2nd-gen SBAS research launches

February 27, 2017 0

Geoscience Australia and Lockheed Martin have entered into a collaborative research project to show how augmenting signals from multiple Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) constellations can enhance positioning, navigation, and timing for a range of applications. […]


GSA selects latest EGNOS funded projects

July 21, 2016 0

European GNSS Agency GSA is to fund 14 projects to help foster the implementation of EGNOS-based operations and LPV-200 procedures at European airports as part of its 2015 Aviation Call for Grants. The funded projects […]


Happy Landings

July 4, 2016 0

The increasing popularity of EGNOS LPV-200 approach procedures as a cost effective and safe alternative for CAT I capability is attracting support from major aircraft manufacturers in an effort to help European airports replace expensive […]


IATA questions India's SBAS mandate

April 29, 2016 2

Airline industry body IATA has called into question the infrastructure provisions of India’s draft civil aviation plan. Indian aviation faces huge demands on its aviation system to manage an IATA forecast 367 million travellers by […]


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 […]


Reference Points

October 6, 2015 0

Peter Gutierrez outlines the navigation backbone of space-based air traffic management and the deployment issues involved Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), which include most famously the US Global Positioning System (GPS) but also Russia’s GLONASS, […]