Monthly Archives: May 2017

NZ to host drone trials in dedicated airspace

A New Zealand tech company has been cleared by New Zealand’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to host drone trials in the country’s newest 874 sq … More ››

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Airbus launches commercial drone services

Airbus has launched its US base and operations of a new commercial drone start-up called Airbus Aerial at the AUVSI Xponential tradeshow and conference in … More ››

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Europe must set realistic goals:ATCEUC

Several European air navigation service providers are facing serious controller staffing problems due to Single Sky cost reduction measures. The issue was raised by European … More ››

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Eurocontrol integrates R&S direction finding

Eurocontrol has integrated Rohde & Schwarz ATC direction finding technology into its deployment of an advanced safety technology system To enhance the performance of air traffic … More ››

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Iran launches next phase of airspace overhaul

The second phase of Iran-Shahr airspace management initiative has been inaugurated with 5,200 km of new routes to be developed through employing RNAV area navigation … More ››

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Italy’s ENAV flight efficiency initiative delivers

Italy’s Free Route programme launched last December generated savings of 4 million kg of fuel and 1 million flown kilometres within just 24 days. The … More ››

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EASA proposes rules for safe drone operations

Europe aviation officials have tabled proposals that will require any drone weighing more than 250g to be remotely identifiable with those over 900g to be … More ››

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Ready, Steady…Go?

Christian Ramsey, president at uAvionix, discusses the battle for drone tracking technology. There has been a lot of discussion in the past couple of years … More ››

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Warranted Surveillance?

Dorothy Robyn and Kevin Neels present an economic perspective on space-based ADS-B technology. The decision earlier this year by aviation authorities to abandon the search … More ››

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Key NextGen programmes remain fully funded

US lawmakers have passed a $1 trillion omnibus spending bill to stave off a government shutdown. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is set to receive an increase … More ››

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