Monthly Archives: October 2017

New-generation voice comms go live for better, more secure ATM

Air traffic controllers at Eurocontrol’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) are now using a new-generation voice communications system (N-VCS), enjoying more flexible, secure and … More ››

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Austro Control relies on Thales to modernise Austrian aviation

Thales has launched its next generation Doppler VHF Omnidirectional Radio ranging system – the DVOR 532 with Austro Control as launch customer. This will see Austrian … More ››

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Gibson exits FAA to head NUAIR Alliance

The NUAIR Alliance has hired Major General Marke F ‘Hoot’ Gibson (ret) as its new chief executive. Gibson most recently served as senior advisor on … More ››

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Safety in Numbers

Drones won’t reach their potential until they can fly well out of sight, and achieving that safely is the goal of a testing corridor being … More ››

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Warinsko appointed SESAR deployment chief

Nicolas Warinsko has been appointed the new general manager of the SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) and will take the organisation forward from the end of … More ››

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Loud & Clear?

In January 1990, Avianca Flight 52 from Bogota, Colombia, to New York City, ran out of fuel on approach to John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK), causing … More ››

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Thales demonstrates ECOsystem for LAANC 

The United States’ Federal Aviation Administration has selected a small group of companies, including Thales, to support their effort to simplify the process for small … More ››

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US Data Comm transitions to single log-on

The US Data Comm programme will phase in a National Single Data Authority (NSDA) for controller pilot data link communications (CPDLC) log-ons starting on October … More ››

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​NTU, Saab partner on innovative ATM tech

Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) and Sweden’s Saab are to set up a joint research centre as part of a collaboration to develop research projects and … More ››

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Message delivery glitch hits Iridium CPDLC

Controller Pilot Data Link Communications via the Iridium Satcom network have been suspended after US aviation authorities issued a temporary ban within the New York / Oakland / … More ››

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