Monthly Archives: June 2017

Will To Change

David McMillan asks does privatisation of the FAA go far enough? President Trump’s announcement that he is to ‘privatise’ the air traffic management of the … More ››

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Social dialogue key to solving European strikes

People travelling through European airspace suffered from strike-related disruption equivalent to more than a full year since 2003, according to a new best practice report … More ››

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Irish publish national four-year state safety plan

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has published a State Safety Plan 2017 – 2020 which contains safety actions to address key safety risks in aviation identified … More ››

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Two more Galileo satellites join constellation

Two further satellites have formally become part of Europe’s Galileo satnav system, broadcasting timing and navigation signals worldwide while also picking up distress calls across … More ››

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Holzbauer re-elected to EUROCAE council

Frequentis ATM professional Michael Holzbauer has been re-elected as a Council member at the EUROCAE General Assembly. EUROCAE, the European Organisation for Civil Aviation Equipment, is … More ››

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LHR refining steeper 3.2 degree approach

London Heathrow airport is conducting a second trial of a slightly steeper approach angle for aircraft landing – one of 10 practical steps it is … More ››

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US aerospace chiefs set out spin-off principles

US industry chiefs have laid out a set of principles to guide President Trump’s mission to corporatise the nation’s air traffic control in a bid to … More ››

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Ireland, Iceland launch full virtual joint comms

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) and Iceland’s ISAVIA have established the world’s first cross border virtual communications centre of its kind. The Rohde & Schwarz fully IP … More ››

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Cuban VNIIRA-OVD surveillance makes debut

A new Russian surveillance system has gone into operation in the Cuban capital’s Jose Marti International Airport, its manufacturer VNIIRA-OVD has told news agency TASS. “VNIIRA-OVD, … More ››

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NASA taps teams to explore ambitious ideas

Three teams of NASA researchers who have dreamed up potential solutions for pieces of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) puzzle have received the nod to … More ››

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