Category Archives: Innovation

CHC, Leonardo & SKYTRAC cooperate on global real-time inflight safety data transfer

CHC Helicopter, in collaboration with Leonardo and SKYTRAC, have successfully completed testing of a real-time Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) and cockpit Electronic Flight … More ››

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DFS support tool offers airspace capacity boost

German air navigation service provider DFS and software business GLVI (Gesellschaft für Luftverkehrsinformatik) have developed a high performance system to assist air traffic controllers in … More ››

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DSNA takes X-border efficiency to the xStream

Close to 200 commercial inbound flights handled by DSNA to Paris-Orly airport have successfully tested the xStream procedure of extending the arrival management horizon up … More ››

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World first for Belgocontrol meteo service

Belgocontrol has started to send its operational meteorological data to its international partners in a new data format. The meteorological service of Belgium’s national air navigation … More ››

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FABEC cross-border boost for Zurich arrivals

German, French and Swiss air navigation service providers DFS, DSNA and skyguide successfully completed the operational implementation of the FABEC Extended Arrival Management (XMAN) for … More ››

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Boeing, JAXA to flight-test weather technology

Boeing and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will flight-test Long-range Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) technology next year. This remote-sensing technology could help commercial … More ››

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Groupe ADP, DSNA Services team on Hologarde

Groupe ADP and DSNA Services is establishing a partnership to combine their expertise to create the Hologarde project to develop a drone detection system that … More ››

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Upper airspace working group paves way for new and emerging aerospace technologies

The US-based Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) has launched a new effort to open the skies even further. The new Upper Airspace Working Group (UAWG) is … More ››

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Singapore exploring space-based VHF comms

The world’s first space-based VHF communications initiative seeks to increase air traffic management capacity and efficiency in the Singapore FIR The Civil Aviation Authority of … More ››

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ESA drone operates in radio-free zone

This 6 metre-wingspan unmanned aircraft is being supported in mid-air within the European Space Agency’s Hertz radio-frequency test chamber, as if suspended in flight, to … More ››

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