Category Archives: Airspace

PBN comes under scrutiny in US noise study

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is embarking on a comprehensive scientific study to examine the relationship between aircraft noise exposure and its effects … More ››

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European pilots demand sub 1kg drone rules

New drone technology poses risks that must be on the radar screen of manufacturers, users and regulators, warn European pilots. In a new position paper, … More ››

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Exelis, FAA partner on UAS integration

Exelis has signed agreements with four Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-designated unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) Test Sites for airspace situational awareness and research. The research will focus on … More ››

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Exelis launches drone surveillance airspace tool

Exelis has launched its first airspace situational awareness tool designed specifically for unmanned aerial system (UAS) operations in the US. Symphony RangeVue puts real-time Federal … More ››

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China must boost airspace capacity: IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on China to continue strengthening safety and to optimize its airspace capacity further to reduce flight delays. … More ››

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NATS regrets flight path change noise impact

NATS has apologised to Heathrow airport chiefs for not highlighting an operational change to air traffic control which has affected some of the same communities … More ››

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Terma, ATRiCS to develop A-SMGCS guidance and control system for medium-sized airports

Terma and ATRiCS have signed a MoU to develop a cost-efficient Advanced Surface Movement Guidance & Control System (A‑SMGCS) for surface surveillance on small to … More ››

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WATM: Haiti embarks on airspace safety boost

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), Airbus ProSky and Haiti’s Office National de L’Aviation Civile (OFNAC) have completed a joint project to modernise the airspace … More ››

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WATM: Dutch Caribbean orders flow study

The Dutch Caribbean air navigation service provider is partnering with Airbus ProSky for a comprehensive Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) deployment initiated by an airspace … More ››

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Borealis free routes gain state-level support

Nine north European countries have agreed to work together at state level to support a major programme delivering Free Route Airspace in what is being … More ››

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