Category Archives: Innovation

Globalstar demonstrates 7,000m dual-link space-based ADS-B

Globalstar and its partner, ADS-B Technologies, have completed the latest public flight demonstration showcasing their space-based ADS-B Link Augmentation System (ALAS). This test, embarking from … More ››

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Czech ATC selects virtual IP comms solution

Rohde & Schwarz has received the exclusive contract to upgrade the radio and voice communications systems used for air traffic control at three regional airports … More ››

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FAA streamlines aircraft certification

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is to streamline the aircraft certification process to help the industry get products to market faster and retain competitiveness. … More ››

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Park Air debuts Sapphire comms solution

Northrop Grumman’s UK-based ATM subsidiary Park Air Systems has launched a new line-up of air traffic control (ATC) communication products called Sapphire. Sapphire is a … More ››

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Airservices debuts digital tower technology

Airservices will fit the latest Integrated Tower Automation Suite (INTAS) digital technology to existing air traffic control towers in the Gold Coast, Perth, Cairns and … More ››

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All Systems G-alile-O?

The launch of the first two full-capability satellites was meant to mark the latest milestone for Galileo, Europe’s satellite navigation programme as a step towards … More ››

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SwiftBroadband flight deck services make debut

British satellite business Inmarsat has announced the first successful installation and on-going trials of its ACARS-capable SwiftBroadband (SB) safety equipment on an Airbus A319. The … More ››

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FAA approves Avionica’s satLINK

The US Federal Aviation Administration has issued Avionica a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for satLINK MAX, the industry’s first Iridium based ATS SATCOM for air … More ››

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NASA transfers NextGen technology

NextGen software technology that will allow air traffic controllers to maximize the benefits of Performance Based Navigation (PBN) procedures on the approach to the runway … More ››

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Cockpit invention promises to boost pilot spatial awareness

An Australian pilot stands to revolutionise the global aviation industry with his world-first idea for a cockpit lighting system that could solve the problem of … More ››

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