Category Archives: Airspace

Airbus, Dedrone join forces against illegal drones

 Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security (EBS) and US-based Dedrone are to combine their skills to develop defence systems that can reliably detect and defend against the unauthorised … More ››

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Amazon eyes UK as drone delivery testbed

US-based retail giant Amazon is to partner with the British aviation authority to trial a new delivery system that uses drones. The British Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will allow Amazon … More ››

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Sudan makes bold move to restructure airspace

Sudan Civil Aviation Authority, SCAA, with the support of its French partners DSNA Services and CGX AERO, are preparing major proposals to restructure Sudan’s airspace including … More ››

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FABs work to optimise crowded SW axis

Functional Airspace Blocks (FAB) in south-west and central Europe have started to co-operate in a bid to boost capacity and flight efficiency in the regional network. Both … More ››

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Seamless routes over northern Europe launch

Airspace users can from today enjoy seamless Free Route Airspace across NEFAB East (Estonia, Finland, and Latvia) and DK/SE FAB (Denmark and Sweden), enabling them … More ››

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Aireon to advance Russian space-based ADS-B

Aireon has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with two leading Russian organisations, JSC AZIMUT and JSC INFOCOM-Avia, to evaluate the benefits of deploying space-based … More ››

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Datalink through all French upper airspace

Controllers from the five French area control centres can provide ATC instruction of frequency transfer via datalink to all equipped aircraft above FL 195 (6,000 … More ››

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China signals great leap forward for GA potential

China is to finalise details on the use of its lower altitude airspace by civilian air traffic, potentially heralding significant growth for the general aviation … More ››

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Harris launches Xtend drone safety system

Harris is fielding what it is calling the most comprehensive solution yet to increase the safety of drones and other unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) flying … More ››

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Pace of change hampering airspace segregation

The United States’ Federal Aviation Administration insists it has no current plan to reclassify low-altitude airspace to accommodate small drones, according to AIN. Speaking during … More ››

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