Category Archives: Innovation

Aveillant secures £6m for deployment

Aveillant, the UK specialists in 3D surveillance radar, has secured up to £6 million of funding to continue growing its customer support infrastructure and supply … More ››

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Aveillant achieves STAR 2000 integration

Aveillant’s 3D Holographic Radar has been installed at a site on the Kent coast and was successful in mitigating the offshore Kentish Flats windfarm. The … More ››

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NATS trials datalink at lower altitudes

The UK’s NATS, is conducting research into the use and benefits of Datalink in lower airspace – below FL285 (28,500ft) – using live flight trials … More ››

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4D vision nears industrial reality

A flight trial between Toulouse, Copenhagen and then Stockholm today successfully validated the sharing of trajectory information both in ground and airborne operations, and the … More ››

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Commitment Issues

Bob Poole examines whether the US will commit to Aireon’s satellite-based aircraft tracking venture Space-based ADS-B start-up Aireon had a very productive 2013. Its contracts … More ››

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South Texas FAA UAV test site prepares for full operations

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is preparing to be fully operational as one of only six federal test sites for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with another … More ››

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GoAir signs up to electric taxiing

Honeywell and Safran have signed a memorandum of understanding with GoAir, one of India’s low-cost carriers, to support the development of the EGTS electric taxiing … More ››

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WATM: Major European collaboration grows

The iTEC (interoperability Through European Collaboration) project to develop a next-generation flight data processing system is to be extended further to include the Controller Working … More ››

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WATM: Singapore research hub takes shape

Singapore’s first Air Traffic Management Research Institute (ATMRI) is taking shape. The ATMRI conducts research and development (R&D) to develop or adapt solutions to enhance … More ››

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WATM: ERATO tool nears launch in France, Italy

France and Italy plan to develop and deploy the ERATO conflict detection tool in 2015. Designed by French air navigation service provider DSNA, it integrates … More ››

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