Category Archives: Innovation

Wake-based procedure boosts Dubai capacity

Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANS) has successfully implemented the innovative Approach Peak Offload (APO) procedure that has led to an increase from 33.2 to 34.8 … More ››

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NASA conducts ‘out of sight’ drone tests

A team from NASA’s Ames Research Center on October 19 flew four uncrewed aircraft – commonly called drones – at Reno-Stead Airport in Reno, Nevada, … More ››

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Metron introduces Harmony Horizon

Metron Aviation is introducing its latest air traffic flow management (ATFM) product, Harmony Horizon in a bid to provide improved situational awareness and increased predictability of … More ››

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NASA plans first BVLOS drone demonstration

NASA partners will fly five unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) beyond visual line-of-sight of their operators, to test planning, tracking and alerting capabilities of NASA’s UAS … More ››

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Multi-wave laser has navigation potential

A multi-wavelength laser MLM-01, which works using the metal vapour of copper, strontium, calcium, and barium could be used to provide reliable navigation of aircraft in low … More ››

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Cambridge Pixel develops small target capability

Radar display, tracking and recording subsystems business Cambridge Pixel, has enhanced its popular, field-proven SPx radar tracking software with new modelling algorithms to support the detection … More ››

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CGH implements TALPA data into FNS

Washington DC-based CGH Technologies has completed the implementation of Takeoff and Landing Performance Assessment (TALPA) data into the US Federal NOTAM System (FNS). Effective October … More ››

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Future Shock

The ‘sharing economy’ is challenging ATM industry norms by bringing new capabilities and blurring the lines between what constitutes air navigation services on the one … More ››

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Disruptive Influences

What will the future look like, what influences will prevail and how best to start preparing for new business models? Aimée Turner assesses industry opinion … More ››

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NATS to help future-proof Luton comms 

NATS, the UK’s leading provider of air navigation services, is to design and deliver a new, bespoke voice communications system at London Luton Airport, which … More ››

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