Category Archives: Surveillance

Aireon, Isavia to explore space-based ADS-B surveillance over North Atlantic, polar regions

Aireon, developer of the world’s first space-based global air traffic surveillance system, has teamed with the Icelandic air navigation service provider (ANSP), Isavia to explore … More ››

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Airspace violation hotspots face future policing

The number of serious airspace infringements at six of the highest-risk air traffic zones in the UK, should be cut by much as 50 per … More ››

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Australia proves 14-min tracking concept

Australia has become one of the first countries in the world to comply with an international requirement to more closely track all suitably equipped flights … More ››

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Airbus ProSky launches AirFlight tracking tool

Airbus air traffic management subsidiary Airbus ProSky is partnering with Flightradar24 ahead of the 2016 ICAO requirement for flight tracking. Read Global Aircraft Tracking: The … More ››

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SwiftBroadband Safety makes maiden flight

Hawaiian Airlines has become the first commercial airline to fly with UK satellite business Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband Safety service on its Boeing 767-300 fleet, after the … More ››

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NATS looking at multistatic as radar alternative

Tracking commercial aircraft using TV signals could become standard following a proof of concept trial led by UK air traffic control NATS in conjunction with … More ››

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Thales’ STAR NG heralds primary renaissance

Thales’ launch of the new STAR NG primary surveillance radar for air traffic control – is a 21st century twist on a foundational wartime technology … More ››

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Thales launches STAR NG primary radar

Thales has launched STAR NG, a revolutionary new generation air traffic control (ATC) radar that uses primary S-Band technology. STAR NG is a primary surveillance … More ››

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Radar overload caused European air traffic glitch

The disappearance of a dozen aircraft from air traffic control screens over central Europe last year was indeed due to radar systems being overloaded, according … More ››

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ERA posts record €3.6m profits

Czech supplier of passive surveillance systems ERA posted record €3.6m profits for 2014 The company reported revenues of €19 million and an accounting profit of … More ››

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