Category Archives: Innovation

NINA offers advanced stress, fatigue tools

Italy’s University La Sapienza, the French National School for Civil Aviation (ENAC) and Deep Blue have developed a system to measure stress in air traffic … More ››

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MPAR field tests herald commercial promise

M/A-COM Technology Solutions and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory, have completed successful field tests of Multifunction Phased Array Radar technology (MPAR). The … More ››

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Helsinki CDM adds 60 days to the airport year

Helsinki airport has been ranked as excellent in a study commissioned by Eurocontrol which investigated the impact of the Collaborative Decision Making (CDM). With CDM, … More ››

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Air traffic partners win innovation award

NATS and Lockheed Martin jointly scooped the prize for best transport innovation at the UK’s Institution of Engineering and Technology annual awards last night. The … More ››

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PROSPERO promotes intel swap benefits

A European data-sharing research project is demonstrating how collaboration between aviation stakeholders could radically anticipate and reduce risk in air travel. PROSPERO (Proactive Safety Performance … More ››

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Concordia research offers FMS for all

University researchers have devised a mathematical formula that accurately recreates the calculations a flight management system (FMS) makes for a cruising Airbus A320. Flight management … More ››

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FABEC boost for XMAN into Heathrow

Extended Arrival Management services for London Heathrow today became fully operational at EUROCONTROL’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC), representing a major step in a … More ››

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TEMPAERIS shows RPAS terminal area potential

The final report of the two-year TEMPAERIS project has been formally accepted by the SESAR Joint Undertaking. The experiments conducted through the SESAR RPAS (Remotely … More ››

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Honeywell improves GBAS capabilities

Honeywell Aerospace has launched the third software generation of its SmartPath Ground-Based Augmentation System following certification by the United States Federal Aviation Administration. The new … More ››

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Milestone achieved at Leesburg remote tower

The first phase of the Leesburg airport remote tower demonstration programme in the United States is reaching its conclusion, after which the partnership will have … More ››

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