Category Archives: Communications

NLR reports excellent Iris polar coverage

Dutch aerospace researchers at NLR have completed the first flight trials using Inmarsat satellites to test seamless air-ground communications which will allow controllers to monitor … More ››

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Macedonia’s M-NAV seeks VCS partner

M-NAV, Macedonia’s air navigation service provider, has received a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to help finance the upgrade of its … More ››

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Iris Precursor completes first trial phase

The European Space Agency (ESA) has completed its first flight trials using satellites to help bring Europe closer to its goal of modernising air traffic … More ››

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US to smooth global adoption of four-dimensional trajectory flight

Aviation authorities in the United States are to conduct their own series of four-dimensional trajectory demonstration flights building on the work of their European counterparts. Four-dimensional … More ››

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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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DFW voice comms system passes acceptance test

Frequentis USA will deliver its voice communication system to Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) Airport under the Interim Voice Switch Replacement (IVSR) programme for the Federal … 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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