Category Archives: Surveillance

Space-based ADS-B surveillance to be safety ‘game changer’: FSF

Space-based ADS-B has the potential to significantly improve flight safety, efficiency and the health of the industry overall, according to a new report from the … More ››

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Radar modification to unlock new wind power

A solution to help mitigate the impact of wind turbines on radar performance, known as Project RM, has been successfully implemented at the Great Dun … 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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Global tracking bid at risk of ‘patchworking’

Future aircraft tracking standards that could prevent another Malaysian Airlines MH370-type disappearance will fail to fulfil their potential due to what is being branded a … More ››

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Panasonic fields global tracking solution

Panasonic Avionics is to offer satellite tracking to all Global Communications Services and FlightLink customers. The business said its Global Communications Services and FlightLink solutions, … More ››

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NATS trials new general aviation safety beacon

NATS has successfully installed and demonstrated a new safety beacon on a crane in Newham, London in partnership with Carillion and Select Cranes. The beacon … More ››

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Harris completes Aireon ADS-B hosted payloads

Harris has finished production on all Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) 1090 Extended Squitter receiver payloads that will enable Aireon’s global air traffic surveillance service. The … More ››

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Irish complete Aireon ALERT milestone

Aireon has completed a service delivery point Factory Acceptance Test with the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA), Ireland’s air navigation service provider (ANSP). The test confirmed … 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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November outage due to solar flare: LFV

An investigation by Swedish air navigation service provider LFV following the radar disruption that hit air traffic on 4 November points to a solar flare … More ››

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