Category Archives: Surveillance

NTSB repeats calls for cockpit video

Cockpit cameras are back on the agenda after America’s most powerful aviation safety organisation tabled the proposals before the Federal Aviation Administration. The National Transportation … More ››

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Fourth Centralised Service issued for tender

Eurocontrol has published a Call for Tenders for a fourth Centralised Service, the Management of Common Network Resources Service/Mode S Interrogator Code Allocation (MICA) – … More ››

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Aveillant 3D radar to support wind farm growth

The British city of Derby will soon benefit from the installation of the world’s first fully operational 3D holographic radar system, as a result of … More ››

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ERA expands with new facilities

Czech passive radar business ERA has opened new research and development offices in two major cities and hired several dozen new employees, mostly technicians. This … More ››

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Saab ATM selects Cambridge Pixel

Saab Sensis has selected Cambridge Pixel’s RadarView radar visualisation software to support integration and optimisation of its SR-3 Airport Surface Movement Radar (SMR). Engineers in … More ››

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Global Aircraft Tracking: The Issues

The growing frustration with the speed of industry efforts to implement better aircraft tracking is understandable. 2014 will go down as the year that threw … More ››

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True Heading?

Was the reluctance of the airline industry to accelerate the deployment of global flight tracking solutions entirely predictable? Is it truly committed to a huge … More ››

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Tracing The Future

Steve Winter examines what issues UN aviation agency ICAO faced in assessing global tracking technologies following the loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 In response … More ››

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New global alert system to aid future QZ8501-type search effort

Calls for mandatory real-time flight tracking enabling an aircraft’s position to be known at all times are mounting following the loss of Indonesia AirAsia Flight … More ››

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Raytheon wins $350m STARS upgrade

Raytheon has been awarded a $350 million Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) contract modification to continue the upgrade of 135 air traffic control centres to the … More ››

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