ESSP signs up to work with Belgocontrol

July 24, 2015 0

EGNOS service provider ESSP and the Belgium’s Belgocontrol are to work together to implement EGNOS-based approach procedures (LPV procedures) at various Belgium airports. The agreement was sealed on 11 June by Thierry Racaud, ESSP CEO, […]


Airbus launches world-first green IFR procedures for helicopters

May 12, 2015 0

Airbus Helicopters has achieved another key milestone in advancing eco-friendly rotorcraft operations by successfully demonstrating low-noise helicopter instrument (IFR) approaches at an airport with commercial airline traffic. As the final outcome of a seven-year project […]


New A3 group to deliver augmented flight ops

December 15, 2014 0

A 15-member consortium named A3 (Advanced Approaches for all Airports) and led by NetJets Europe has been formed under the Single European Sky Air Traffic Management Research (SESAR) programme to demonstrate new approach and landing […]


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 […]


Garmin offers standalone ADS-B solution

October 17, 2014 0

Garmin has announced strategic partnerships with members of its dealer network to provide a stand-alone Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) solution for popular business and transport aircraft. This solution not only satisfies global ADS-B requirements, but […]


Exeter leads UK LPV approach launch

July 17, 2014 0

Exeter Airport is at the forefront of an exciting and innovative period for aviation navigation in the UK as pilots will soon be able to fly Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV) approaches. From 21 […]


EGNOS grants on offer to promote uptake

May 12, 2014 0

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has launched a call for proposals to foster further EGNOS adoption in the European civil aviation sector. The grant aims to support projects that enable users to equip and use […]


India's GAGAN certified for RNP 0.1 operations

January 14, 2014 0

India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has provisionally certified its Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) programme  – GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation or ‘GAGAN’ system – to RNP 0.1 (Required Navigation Performance, 0.1 Nautical […]