Category Archives: Innovation

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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Aireon, Isavia to explore space-based ADS-B surveillance over North Atlantic, polar regions

Aireon, developer of the world’s first space-based global air traffic surveillance system, has teamed with the Icelandic air navigation service provider (ANSP), Isavia to explore … More ››

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COOPANS upgrade at seven ATC centres

The COOPANS common ATM system is now embedded in all seven area control centres within the five partners. COOPANS is an international partnership between the … More ››

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Nicarnica, Elbit team on volcanic ash tool

Israel’s Elbit Systems and Norway’s Nicarnica Aviation have teamed up to develop a volcanic ash detector for commercial aircraft that will help pilots avoid flying … More ››

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European industry devises drone stalker solution

JCPX Development, DSNA Services, and Aveillant have launched the UWAS System – UAV Watch and Catch System – designed to counter the unauthorised flight of … More ››

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and if all fails….just shoot the drone down

MBDA Deutschland last month used a laser effector to acquire, track, and defeat a free-flying mini drone, the first time such technology has been used … More ››

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Australia proves 14-min tracking concept

Australia has become one of the first countries in the world to comply with an international requirement to more closely track all suitably equipped flights … More ››

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Airbus ProSky launches AirFlight tracking tool

Airbus air traffic management subsidiary Airbus ProSky is partnering with Flightradar24 ahead of the 2016 ICAO requirement for flight tracking. Read Global Aircraft Tracking: The … More ››

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