Category Archives: Innovation

Cloud-based A-CDM comes to Gatwick

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) has become the first to implement Amadeus’ cloud-based Airport-Collaborative Decision Making Portal (A-CDM) to improve collaborative decision-making processes. Gatwick is now … More ››

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Xsight activates remote bird deterrent

Xsight Systems has launched a new innovative capability of its BirdWize remotely activated auditory deterrence that allows airports to manage runway bird hazards from an … More ››

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NASA ASTAR software to enhance efficiency

NASA researchers have launched flight tests of computer software that shows promise in improving flight efficiency and reducing environmental impacts of aircraft, especially on communities … More ››

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NASA taps Rockwell Collins for single-pilot ops

Rockwell Collins has been selected by NASA as the lead research firm for its Single Pilot Operation programme. The research is exploring concepts and technology … More ››

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First image download over new gigabit laser space connection

The first ever gigabit transmission via laser of imagery between the radar sensor on Sentinel-1A and Alphasat satellites, the latter built by Airbus Defence and … More ››

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Aveillant pioneers win industry accolade

Aveillant’s innovative holographic radar which is real-time, 3D spectrum efficient has won a UK engineering and technology (IET) award. The innovation means that two key … More ››

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Inmarsat awards Iris security work to CGI

IT giant CGI has been awarded the contract by British satellite business Inmarsat to develop the safety and security of future ‘Iris Precursor’ data communications … More ››

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Chinese eye Honeywell, Safran electric taxi

Honeywell and Safran have teamed with China Aviation Energy & Emission Solutions to evaluate the benefits of the partners’ EGTS electric taxiing solution for Chinese … More ››

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New NZ rules proposed for unmanned aircraft

Industry will soon have its say on proposed rules governing how unmanned aircraft will operate in New Zealand airspace. Commonly known as UAVs, drones or … More ››

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BA equips with volcanic ash prototype

ZEUS, a device developed by the British Met Office and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to improve our understanding of atmospheric volcanic ash distribution, … More ››

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