Category Archives: Communications

FLYHT racks up one million flights

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions’ flagship AFIRS automated flight information reporting system has reached a major milestone having surpassed one million flights onboard customer aircraft. Bill Tempany, … More ››

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Rockwell Collins expands FANS 1/A capability

Dassault Falcon 50EX, Falcon 2000 and Falcon 2000EX aircraft currently equipped with Rockwell Collins avionics and flight management system will have an upgrade path for … More ››

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NATS trials datalink at lower altitudes

The UK’s NATS, is conducting research into the use and benefits of Datalink in lower airspace – below FL285 (28,500ft) – using live flight trials … More ››

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Malaysia MH370: SATCOMS 101 (Part Three)

British satellite business Inmarsat has continued to refine the analysis of routine automatic communications between one of its satellites and the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight … More ››

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Malaysian MH370: SATCOMS 101 (Part Two)

As a follow-up to my post on understanding satellite pings, I thought it would be helpful to give a bit more detail on how the … More ››


Malaysian MH370: SATCOMS 101 (Part One)

There’s so much confusion about the satellite communications aspects of the MH370 incident that I thought it would be useful to give a little bit … More ››


Missing Malaysia MH370 prompts calls for SOS data streaming

As the search continues for stricken Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, calls for mandatory triggered data streaming technology on passenger aircraft have been renewed. In the … More ››


WATM: Angola partners with SITA

The Luanda flight information region (FIR) over Angola is set to support aircraft using future air navigation system (FANS) data link avionics with the deployment … More ››

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WATM: NAV CANADA teams with Airbus Defence

NAVCANatm, a division of NAV CANADA and provider of advanced Air Traffic Management (ATM) solutions, will team with Airbus Defence and Space to offer a … More ››

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WATM: Brazil upgrades for World Cup

In the run up to the FIFA World Cup this year, and the Olympics in 2016, SITA is working with the Comissão de Implantação do … More ››

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