Monthly Archives: August 2017

UK CAA opts for ADS-B as preferred GA tool

British aviation authorities has declared that ADS-B ‘in/out’ using 1090 MHz is its preferred national system to improve electronic conspicuity for general aviation, ideally used … More ››

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NATS operations resilience must improve: CAA

The British aviation authority has told NATS that it must do better in some areas following allegations that it breached its air traffic services licence and transport … More ››

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Italy’s ENAV selects Harris AMAN solution

Italy’s air navigation service provider ENAV has selected Harris Corporation to improve the efficiency of the nation’s air traffic management (ATM) network. Harris’ OSYRIS Extended … More ››

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Boeing, JAXA to flight-test weather technology

Boeing and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will flight-test Long-range Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) technology next year. This remote-sensing technology could help commercial … More ››

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FAA’s Data Comm reaches 1m flight milestone

US air traffic controllers and pilots have used NextGen Data Communications (Data Comm) technology to clear more than one million flights – reaching the significant … More ››

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Belaeronavigatsia outlines Sokol ACC benefits

The new Sokol air traffic control centre near Minsk will enter into service in late 2018, according to media reports. Valeryan Grod, head of the traffic department … More ››

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Network Manager handles 1 million peak flights

Europe’s Network Manager has handled one million flights in a month across the Eurocontrol network, which ranges from Ireland to Armenia and from Morocco to … More ››

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Onsite meteorologists to work at NATS centre

A team of Met Office meteorologists will for the first time be based all year round at the NATS control centre in Hampshire. The move follows … More ››

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Russia hosts China’s ATMB, plans co-operation

Russia’s State ATM Corporation and the Bureau of Air Traffic Management (ATMB) of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) recently met to discuss how … More ››

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Comsuisse passes SAT at Shannon centre 

Comsuisse has successfully carried out a Site Acceptance Test for a VCCS main operational system for the Irish Aviation Authority at its Shannon air control centre … More ››

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