Author Archives: Aimee Turner

COMMENT Europe’s New Aviation Strategy: Sound, But Expect Fury

While the European Commission’s new, eagerly awaited, proposed aviation strategy package is yet to be tabled at the European Council – the Council meets on … More ››

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Burning Issue

Jim Williams discusses the burning issues of unmanned aircraft systems integration into the US national airspace Unmanned aircraft represent the most disruptive technology to come … More ››

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Troubled Skies

James Careless reports on how a Phoenix lawsuit is putting unwelcome heat on US NextGen plans to roll out performance based navigation On September 14, … More ››

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Eurocontrol, Azerbaijan team on flow control

Azerbaijan Airlines and the European air navigation safety agency Eurocontrol have reportedly signed an agreement in Baku. The November 27 document was signed by Eurocontrol … More ››

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SESAR deployment goes live with €319 million

The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) has given the green light to a key project to improve the management of the European airspace. The … More ››

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MPAR field tests herald commercial promise

M/A-COM Technology Solutions and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory, have completed successful field tests of Multifunction Phased Array Radar technology (MPAR). The … More ››

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Helsinki CDM adds 60 days to the airport year

Helsinki airport has been ranked as excellent in a study commissioned by Eurocontrol which investigated the impact of the Collaborative Decision Making (CDM). With CDM, … More ››

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SES Techcom to challenge Aireon solution?

The European developer of a space-based aircraft tracking solution is planning a dedicated ADS-B solution for the industry, employing a multi-constellation approach. SES Techcom Services … More ››


UK mulls NATS sale once again

Britain has once again tabled a possible sale of its stake in its national air navigation service provider NATS. UK finance minister George Osborne yesterday … More ››

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First Mover

Does Aireon’s pioneering space-based ADS-B technology create a problem for UN aviation agency ICAO? The green light signalled by the World Radiocommunication Conference to protect … More ››

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