Monthly Archives: February 2017

ANZ, Aireon team on South Pacific validation

Airways New Zealand, New Zealand’s air navigation service provider (ANSP) and Aireon have signed an agreement in principle to enter into an operational validation trial. This … More ››

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Gulf states edge closer to centralised ATM

A centralised air traffic management system for the Gulf states is taking shape. Co-operation at the regional level and across stakeholders has long been identified … More ››

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Collaborative 2nd-gen SBAS research launches

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 … More ››

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Harris tapped for advanced Turkish ATC comms

Harris Corporation has been selected to supply a next-generation, VoIP communication system to support the Republic of Turkey’s air traffic management (ATM) services. Harris was … More ››

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Spain holding EU aviation ‘to ransom’

The solution to the vexed issue of Gibraltar lies in the application of European Union aviation measures to its airport in accordance with Gibraltar’s status … More ››

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NAVBLUE assists Zurich low visibility ops

NAVBLUE and Zurich International Airport have improved the capacity of the airport and optimised efficiency in CAT III conditions Low visibility conditions constitute a major … More ››

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By The Rules

Philip Marien, IFATCA editor of the Controller magazine, writes about the urgent need for national and international regulations for drone users. In a recent article in … More ››

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‘Most significant reforms in a generation’ needed to correct US federal aviation mistakes, modernise air traffic control

The Eno Center for Transportation is calling for taking US air traffic control out of the Federal Aviation Administration in favour of either a government corporation … More ››

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Airways New Zealand reports strong half year

Airways New Zealand today announced its interim results for the period ending 31 December 2016, reporting a strong operational, safety and financial performance. The state … More ››

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FAA releases updated drone sighting reports

US aviation authorities today released an updated list of pilot, air traffic controller, law enforcement and citizen reports of potential encounters with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – … More ››

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