Category Archives: Innovation

ROPS capability now across Airbus fleet

Airbus has achieved EASA certification of its Runway Overrun Prevention System (ROPS) technology on A330 Family aircraft. This onboard cockpit technology, which Airbus has pioneered … More ››

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Europe advances Iris as SESAR satcom enabler

The prospect of a safer airspace over Europe is emerging as European Space Agency (ESA) Iris precursor project today began development with the unlocking of … More ››

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Carrington-L5 to provide 5-day space weather

A UK consortium is proposing an operational mission called Carrington-L5 to give a five-day warning of hazardous solar activity that could inflict severe damage on … More ››

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UK, French air traffic control ready for E-Fan

Airbus’ all-electric E-Fan technology demonstrator aircraft is being readied for its Channel crossing this Friday and will soon be on its way from France’s Aquitaine … More ››

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DSNA bridging the flow, capacity gap for ATC

France’s air navigation service provider DSNA is bridging the gap between Air Traffic Flow and Capacity Management (ATFCM) and Air Traffic Control (ATC) with a … More ››

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Airservices makes history with Air Force Heron

Airservices Australia last week made civil aviation history when for the first time its air traffic controllers safely guided a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) … More ››

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Avinor implements new North Atlantic system

Norway’s Avinor has deployed a new air traffic management system to handle increasing en route traffic in the North Atlantic. Avinor has experienced a strong … More ››

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IAA, ISAVIA in cross-border comms world-first

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has llaunched commenced operations with the Rohde & Schwarz VCS-4G Voice Communications Control System (VCCS), which will enable the IAA … More ››

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Airbus eyes OneWeb aircraft connectivity

Airbus is helping to finance OneWeb’s $500 million effort to build a new global communications system to create affordable, universal broadband services. OneWeb has attracted … More ››

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NASA, FAA collaboration spawns TSAS tool

A new software tool developed by NASA, and being deployed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), will help air traffic controllers manage the nation’s skies. … More ››

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