Category Archives: Innovation

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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Nicarnica secures AVOID ash cloud tech production deal

Nicarnica Aviation and Israel’s Elbit Systems have agreed to incorporate the AVOID based ash detection technology into Elbit’s EVS solution. Production will start in 2015 … More ››

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AVTECH, Southwest Airlines strike Aventus NowCast deal

AVTECH Sweden and Southwest Airlines, the largest US domestic carrier, have struck a deal to rolllout AVTECH’s Aventus NowCast Descent offering across the airline’s entire … More ››

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Scientists unveil future aircraft technologies

Scientists and engineers at BAE Systems have lifted the lid on some futuristic technologies that could be incorporated in military and civil aircraft of 2040 … More ››

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UK to push for more CDO descents

Sustainable Aviation, the UK-based voluntary coalition of industry partners, launched a Continuous Descent Operations (CDO) campaign today in an effort to achieve a five per cent … More ››

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Airbus launches Lygarion wideband datalink

Airbus Defence and Space has launched a new wideband data link family. Branded “Lygarion”, the new generation of reliable solutions enables secure exchange of real … More ››

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