Category Archives: Innovation

Air France to evaluate Taxibot taxiing system

Air France has signed a deal to evaluate the new Taxibot system developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and TLD Group. The TaxiBot, a semi-robotic, … More ››

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Europe selects future ATM showcase projects

European research chiefs have selected 15 large scale demonstration projects aimed at more extensively showcasing the benefits that advanced air traffic management solutions can bring … More ››

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CDG readies for new RECAT standards

A new European specification relating to wake turbulence categorisation and separation minima, called RECAT-EU, is now ready for deployment and will launch at Paris Charles … More ››

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Central European ATC eyes JV potential

The air navigation service providers within the Functional Airspace Block of Central Europe (FAB CE) have united to form a joint venture in a bid … More ››

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Avinor boosts Continental Shelf safety

Norway’s Avinor has now implemented ADS-B technology to provide flight information- and alerting services on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast) is a … More ››

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Saab, VSATS & Leesburg team on remote tech

Saab, the Virginia SATSLab, Inc. (VSATS) and the Leesburg Executive Airport (Leesburg, VA) are partnering to demonstrate and evaluate Saab remote tower technologies at Leesburg … More ››

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System Approach

Aaron Dubrow from the National Science Foundation reports on designing tomorrow’s air traffic control systems On a good day, flying can be a comfortable and … More ››

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RNP AR data accuracy checks automated

Garmin have teamed up with Jeppesen to launch the RNP AR NavData Service, a new tool for pilots using Required Navigation Performance – Authorization Required … More ››

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Existing drone tech poses lethal risk: EASA

Europe would see a huge 400-fold increase in potentially lethal air crashes if today’s accident prone drone technology was allowed to operate freely in its … More ››

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NASA to supply critical data over remote Alaska

NASA’s Traffic and Atmospheric Information for General Aviation (TAIGA) technology system is capable of showing pilots the altitude of nearby terrain via colour. Yellow identifies … More ››

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