Category Archives: Features


Weather Eye

The forecast just got brighter for US area control centre controllers in offshore airspace who will get better weather information from areas where radar is … More ››

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Future of Flight

Heading home for the holidays may fill you with joy, as well as a little dread at the thought of the complexities of air travel … More ››

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Routeing For Success

The implementation of a modernised en-route air traffic control system is not a piece of cake, but when the right ingredients are brought together, the … More ››

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Quo Vadis?

Klaus-Dieter Scheurle, chief executive of DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, mulls the direction of regulation for air traffic control in Europe Not many people believe that the … More ››

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PathFinder Progress

The Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (cUAS) industry is gaining momentum as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) opens up the sky to public and commercial drone … More ››

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Paying It Forward

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently completed deployment of the Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS) at the 11 largest Terminal Radar Approach … More ››

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Following On

Commercial airline pilots who as children played Follow the Leader will have no problem with a new air traffic control innovation NASA and its partners … More ››

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Stormy Weather

Satellite engineers have been puzzling over why GPS navigation systems on low-orbiting satellites like the European Space Agency’s Swarm sometimes black out when they fly … More ››

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Future Shock

The ‘sharing economy’ is challenging ATM industry norms by bringing new capabilities and blurring the lines between what constitutes air navigation services on the one … More ››

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Disruptive Influences

What will the future look like, what influences will prevail and how best to start preparing for new business models? Aimée Turner assesses industry opinion … More ››

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