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Features

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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Tracking Shot

An airline industry-led body is near to issuing practical guidance on how airlines can best manage any risk from the 15-minute flight tracking standard that will come into effect … More ››

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Plotting A New Course

US Congress enacted a 14-month reauthorisation of the Federal Aviation Administration in July, without including the House provision to spin off the FAA’s Air Traffic … More ››

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OPINION Hung Start

One of the themes within this latest issue of the magazine focuses on industry resilience in the face of change: which technologies are emerging and how best to … More ››

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Above & Beyond

Greg Murray of Aviation Advocacy mulls what Europe and the US could learn from Africa about drones Last month Amazon announced that it would be partnering up … More ››

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Turbulent Times

Detecting turbulence remains the Achilles’ heel of modern-day aviation. Reports submitted by pilots, subjective and often very inaccurate, are the least expensive and the most … More ››

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Loud & Clear?

Norwegian researchers are looking into data security risks as the European aviation sector looks to adopt satellite communication between aircraft and the ground, to reduce the … More ››

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In The Navy

US Navy air traffic controllers now have a state-of-the-art tower simulator which will allow them to conduct realistic training in control tower operations and procedures … More ››

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