Monthly Archives: December 2012

Indra equips Uruguay with VoIP first

Indra has deployed in Uruguay, with the collaboration of DINACIA (Dirección Nacional De Aviación Civil e Infraestructura Aeronáutica de Uruguay), the first controller-pilot communications network … More ››

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DLR researches maritime UAV missions

The German Aerospace Centre (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) has simulated experimental unmanned flights over the Mediterranean. The virtual test flights showed that … More ››

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ICAO commends Mauritania on safety gains

Acknowledging Mauritania’s exceptional progress on its aviation safety oversight challenges, as recently validated by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the European Commission (EC) has … More ››

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EGNOS goes live at Milan Linate

Milan Linate airport has become the first in Italy to provide satellite-based EGNOS navigation services to all operators at no cost. Other Italian airports are … More ››

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3bn global travellers: IATA

Some 2.9 billion people used air transport to help them conduct their business and tourism needs in 2012, according to preliminary figures on scheduled services … More ››

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Perth TMA radar upgrade completed

Airservices, Australia’s air navigation services provider, has completed essential upgrade works on the terminal area radar (TAR) near Perth Airport. The upgrade is part of … More ››

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Hiatt takes helm at FSF

The Flight Safety Foundation is to promote Kevin Hiatt to the position of president and chief executive officer of the Foundation, effective January 1 2013. … More ››

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Laser threat countered by Cassidan

Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS, has developed an electronic defence system which, for the first time, will provide vehicles, ships and helicopters … More ››

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WAAS programme hits 3,000 approaches

Pilots flying all types of aircraft in the Unites States are now able to reach more runways in low visibility conditions than ever before. Last … More ››

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Boeing, Embraer team on runway safety

Boeing and Embraer will provide customers with a shared set of tools, called Runway Situation Awareness Tools, to reduce runway excursions, strengthening the collaboration between … More ››

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