Category Archives: Innovation

Frankfurt tests curved approach procedures

Lufthansa together with German air traffic control and Fraport are to jointly conduct tests of new satellite-based approach procedures at Frankfurt Airport. The aim of … More ››

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Irish complete Aireon ALERT milestone

Aireon has completed a service delivery point Factory Acceptance Test with the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA), Ireland’s air navigation service provider (ANSP). The test confirmed … More ››

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Datalink through all French upper airspace

Controllers from the five French area control centres can provide ATC instruction of frequency transfer via datalink to all equipped aircraft above FL 195 (6,000 … More ››

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GSA launches awards for Galileo Initial Services

Europe’s satellite navigation agency GSA is looking for the best ideas and applications that leverage Galileo’s Initial Services. The GSA is accepting applications for its … More ››

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Inaer, Indra launch public service UAV project

Indra is teaming with Inaer to perform research to develop public service solutions using drone technology in the Spanish region of Galicia. Specifically, the project … More ››

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MIT, Lockheed Martin launch research pact

As part of a new collaborative initiative in autonomy and robotics, MIT and Lockheed Martin engineers will focus on innovations needed to enable generation-after-next autonomous … More ››

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Fire & Ice and Safer Skies

NASA satellite data could help reduce flights sidelined by volcanic eruptions, reports Audrey Haar of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Centre. A volcano erupting and spewing … More ››

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NZ planning for freight drones within 8 years

Unmanned cargo aircraft could be taking to the skies before the New Southern Sky project is completed in eight years’ time, according to a New … More ››

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Micro Nav clinches Queen’s innovation award

Bournemouth, UK-based Micro Nav has received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the innovation category, the second time the specialist ATC simulator and training systems … More ››

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Indra optimises product design with ANSYS

Indra is teaming with ANSYS whose engineering simulation solutions could help do away with much of the physical prototyping involved in new product development, helping … More ››

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