Category Archives: CAAs/ANSPs

Perth flight path tweaked for noise study

Airservices will conduct a short study in Perth to compare modelled and actual aircraft noise data as part of the organisation’s ongoing efforts to explore opportunities … More ››

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SESAR delivers world first virtual centre demo

SESAR manufacturers have teamed up to show how a virtual centre concept could become a reality. The 4 February demonstration which was held at several … More ››

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Raytheon to complete US STARS upgrade

Raytheon has been awarded a $135 million Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) contract modification to upgrade air traffic control systems at the final 22 airports of … More ››

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AIRR Apparent

After telegraphing their intent to do so for the past half year, the United States’s House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chair Bill Shuster (R, PA) … More ››

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US ATC reform bid secures vital union support

US controllers’ union NATCA is lending vital backing to a bid to reform the air traffic control system and establish a stable funding source that … More ››

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US transport chief to table radical ATC overhaul

Legislation will be tabled today that could revolutionise US air traffic control. Sources close to Republican politician Bill Shuster – the House transportation chairman who … More ››

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JANS debuts new FACE flight data processing

Japan’s JANS launched its new flight data processing system named ‘Flight-object Administration Centre system’ (FACE), developed by NEC Corporation. The FACE system – an essential … More ››

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LVNL CEO Paul Riemens departs for RAI

Paul Riemens will be standing down as chief executive and chairman of Air Traffic Control The Netherlands (LVNL) with effect from 7 April in order … More ››

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General aviation wary of foreign models for FAA

Fifteen general aviation groups are raising concerns about proposed changes to US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funding and the air traffic control system. In a … More ››

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No noise benefit in Gold Coast departure trial

A 12-month trial of a flight path for Gold Coast Airport southern departures has demonstrated that the change did not deliver the intended noise improvement … More ››

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