Category Archives: Innovation

DFS support tool offers airspace capacity boost

German air navigation service provider DFS and software business GLVI (Gesellschaft für Luftverkehrsinformatik) have developed a high performance system to assist air traffic controllers in … More ››

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DSNA takes X-border efficiency to the xStream

Close to 200 commercial inbound flights handled by DSNA to Paris-Orly airport have successfully tested the xStream procedure of extending the arrival management horizon up … More ››

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World first for Belgocontrol meteo service

Belgocontrol has started to send its operational meteorological data to its international partners in a new data format. The meteorological service of Belgium’s national air navigation … More ››

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FABEC cross-border boost for Zurich arrivals

German, French and Swiss air navigation service providers DFS, DSNA and skyguide successfully completed the operational implementation of the FABEC Extended Arrival Management (XMAN) for … More ››

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Boeing, JAXA to flight-test weather technology

Boeing and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will flight-test Long-range Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) technology next year. This remote-sensing technology could help commercial … More ››

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Groupe ADP, DSNA Services team on Hologarde

Groupe ADP and DSNA Services is establishing a partnership to combine their expertise to create the Hologarde project to develop a drone detection system that … More ››

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Upper airspace working group paves way for new and emerging aerospace technologies

The US-based Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) has launched a new effort to open the skies even further. The new Upper Airspace Working Group (UAWG) is … More ››

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Singapore exploring space-based VHF comms

The world’s first space-based VHF communications initiative seeks to increase air traffic management capacity and efficiency in the Singapore FIR The Civil Aviation Authority of … More ››

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ESA drone operates in radio-free zone

This 6 metre-wingspan unmanned aircraft is being supported in mid-air within the European Space Agency’s Hertz radio-frequency test chamber, as if suspended in flight, to … More ››

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DFS to train controllers for UK market

Germany’s DFS is to start training tower controllers for the British market. Controllers who qualify will become the first to directly receive their licence from the … More ››

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