Category Archives: Innovation

Central European ATC eyes JV potential

The air navigation service providers within the Functional Airspace Block of Central Europe (FAB CE) have united to form a joint venture in a bid … More ››

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Avinor boosts Continental Shelf safety

Norway’s Avinor has now implemented ADS-B technology to provide flight information- and alerting services on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast) is a … More ››

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Saab, VSATS & Leesburg team on remote tech

Saab, the Virginia SATSLab, Inc. (VSATS) and the Leesburg Executive Airport (Leesburg, VA) are partnering to demonstrate and evaluate Saab remote tower technologies at Leesburg … More ››

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System Approach

Aaron Dubrow from the National Science Foundation reports on designing tomorrow’s air traffic control systems On a good day, flying can be a comfortable and … More ››

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RNP AR data accuracy checks automated

Garmin have teamed up with Jeppesen to launch the RNP AR NavData Service, a new tool for pilots using Required Navigation Performance – Authorization Required … More ››

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Existing drone tech poses lethal risk: EASA

Europe would see a huge 400-fold increase in potentially lethal air crashes if today’s accident prone drone technology was allowed to operate freely in its … More ››

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NASA to supply critical data over remote Alaska

NASA’s Traffic and Atmospheric Information for General Aviation (TAIGA) technology system is capable of showing pilots the altitude of nearby terrain via colour. Yellow identifies … More ››

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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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