Monthly Archives: July 2012

Feds under renewed NextGen scrutiny

A high level transport watchdog is planning to investigate the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) limited progress on making key decisions to implement the Next Generation … More ››

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Airways NZ ready for ICAO Flight Plan

Airways New Zealand  has implemented software enhancements to its domestic and oceanic Air Traffic Management (ATM) platforms to support the new Global Flight Plan Format … More ››

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Air accident fatalities down in 2011

Fewer passengers died in accidents involving commercial aircraft in 2011,the number falling by around half. According to a new study by the European Aviation Safety … More ››

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USAF selects ITT Exelis for cyber solutions

ITT Exelis has been awarded the Agile Cyber Technologies (ACT) indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). The award … More ››

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GE Aviation acquires Austin Digital

GE Aviation has acquired Austin Digital, a privately owned, Texas-based supplier of flight operations data analysis to strengthen GE’s integrated solutions. “GE is committed to … More ››

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Delays likely in Europe’s understaffed centres

A small number of Area Control Centres in Europe could face delays this summer, especially if they are confronted with staffing issues, major ATM system … More ››

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NATS 3Di remains on course

UK air traffic control NATS has released the second quarter of performance data for its world-first environmental flight efficiency metric. Read More About NATS’ 3Di … More ››

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USAF rapid deploy system on industry radar

Lockheed Martin and Raytheon-led teams have submitted rival proposals for a new, transportable air traffic control (ATC) radar system that will enable US Air Force … More ››

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DeLorme pioneers two-way satcomms

DeLorme has launched the inReach two-way satellite communicator to the world’s largest gathering of aviation pilots, owners and enthusiasts at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2012. inReach … More ››

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ANS upgrade for Macedonia

M-NAV, Macedonian national air navigation service provider, has applied for a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to contribute towards financing the … More ››

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