Monthly Archives: April 2012

Indonesia opts for R&S voice comm system

Germany’s Rohde & Schwarz has delivered a fully equipped R&S MX400 mobile air traffic control tower to the Indonesian air traffic control (ATC) authority at … More ››

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Libyan conflict put Malta’s ATC to the test

Malta’s air traffic control had to strike a fine balance between managing airspace restrictions during the UN Libya campaign and the safe passage of airliners … More ››

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Digital Decisions

Bid contenders for the huge Data Communications Integrated Services (DCIS) programme will know in June whether they will play a part in revolutionising the way … More ››

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Alitalia to team on WheelTug system

Alitalia and WheelTug are to collaborate on developing an innovative electric drive system for taxiing the Airbus A320 family of aircraft. The patented WheelTug electric … More ››

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LVNL disaster-proofs operations

Dutch air traffic control LVNL‘s new air traffic control centre has the capacity to take over Schiphol-East operations should disaster strike. Staff would be able … More ››

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Data driven safety approach is best: A4A

US airline group Airlines for America (A4A) has urged the government to anchor future regulatory change on the findings of operational data in an effort … More ››

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F-16s, MiGs engage over Bulgarian skies

US pilots from the 555th and 510th Fighter Squadrons based out of Aviano Air Base, Italy, have been given a rare opportunity to train and … More ››

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Investigate spike in controller errors: DoT

A senior aviation watchodg is warning that the sharp rise in mistakes made by US air traffic controllers cannot be blamed simply on better incident … More ››

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Ditch new London airport plan: IATA

Airline industry group IATA has come out in support of developing London Heathrow over rival proposals to provide hub capacity in the south east of … More ››

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New NZ airspace policy sets out principles

New Zealand has launched its national air space policy which sets out the the objectives for the aviation industry’s future development. Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee … More ››

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