Monthly Archives: May 2017

InFlight Labs touts autonomous tracking first

InFlight Labs has developed the first autonomous distressed aircraft tracking system that communicates via a satellite-to-aircraft link that is activated by ATC. The tamper-proof Smart GADSS system continuously tracks the … More ››

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The Aviation API Economy

Alex Brooker recounts lessons from bringing operational SWIM to a wider market There is a lot of talk in the technology sector around the API … More ››

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China, Hong Kong to team on Pearl River Delta

China and Hong Kong aviation authorities are too work together to improve airspace management in the Pearl River Delta. Hong Kong’s director-general of civil aviation … More ››

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ATC providers team on South American initiative

Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay have agreed to cooperate in integrating their air navigation systems with a view to extending the effort to all South American … More ››

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RTwr: Digital Deal

Earlier this month, NATS, the UK based air traffic management company, launched a landmark partnership with Nav Canada with both parties taking an equal 50 per … More ››

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RTwr: Where Next?

It’s an incredibly exciting era to be part of aviation. That was the general consensus amongst friends and colleagues this year in Madrid at the CANSO … More ››

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London City launches UK’s first digital tower

London City Airport has announced it is to become the first UK airport to build and operate a digital air traffic control tower, with a … More ››

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Europe’s regionals resisting equipage deadline

Europe’s regional airlines are resisting 2018 equipage deadlines forcing them to upgrade to enhanced Mode S and ADS-B ‘OUT’ avionics. In pursuit of a common infrastructure across … More ››

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Work underway at Tallinn Area Control Centre

Estonia’s EANS has concluded terms on extending its air traffic control centre in Tallinn. According to the contract, 1,600 sq m will be added to … More ››

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Leesburg prepares for remote tower testing

Virginia’s Leesburg Executive Airport will be testing remote tower technology this summer, requiring operators flying under both VFR and IFR to contact the tower. The … More ››

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