Category Archives: Communications

Swiss Schmid Telecom declared bankrupt

Zurich-based ATC communications business Schmid Telecom AG has been declared bankrupt after the administrator appointed as part of ongoing insolvency proceedings suspected its owner Peter … More ››

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RLatSM connection issues delay NAT rollout

Connectivity issues are thwarting the next phase of the innovative RLatSM trials conducted by the UK’s NATS and Nav Canada. Most aircraft transiting the North … More ››

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ADS-B Technologies fields promising ALAS trial

Globalstar and its partner, ADS-B Technologies, last month completed a NASA Langley Research Centre research flight with the Cirrus SR22 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) surrogate designed … More ››

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Airborne Wireless Network seeks FAA certification for Infinitus digital broadband

Airborne Wireless Network is applying to the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for initial certification of a civilian air-to-air communication system, a first of its … More ››

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Jotron completes Hungary’s radio renewal

Jotron has completed the third and final phase of HungaroControl’s comprehensive three phase radio upgrade programme. Jotron started working on the project in 2011 and … More ››

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Inmarsat expands Rockwell Collins alliance

Inmarsat and Rockwell Collins are to expand their strategic relationship to include the new SwiftBroadband-Safety service for cockpit and aircraft operations. Rockwell Collins is a long-time provider … More ››

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Harris to modernise Indonesian ACC

Harris Corporation has been awarded a contract to modernise critical air traffic control (ATC) communications at the Area Control Centre (ACC) in Makassar, Indonesia. Harris … More ››

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Inmarsat, SITAONAIR to team on cockpit comms

Inmarsat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to appoint SITAONAIR as a distribution partner for its next generation SwiftBroadband-Safety aviation service. A pre-agreement between … More ››

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SESAR DM to lead on datalink services

The SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) has been mandated by the European Commission (EC) to act as datalink services (DLS) implementation project manager. Through this mandate, the … More ››

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Eurocontrol receives datalink mandate

Eurocontrol’s 41 member countries have mandated the Brussels-based aviation agency to prepare for the deployment of the European Air/Ground Data Communication Service (EAGDCS). “A directive to … More ››

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