Category Archives: Innovation

VIDEO ‘Pop-up’ co-pilot flies, lands a simulated Boeing 737

Aurora Flight Sciences‘ work on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)’s Aircrew Labour In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) programme has demonstrated its automated flight capabilities … More ››

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ICAO uses RFI process for swift action on UTM

The UN agency governing international aviation standards said it is employing the ‘more responsive’ request for information process in a bid to swiftly develop low-altitude … More ››

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Russia tables Moscow airspace overhaul plan

Russia’s transport ministry has established three working groups to lead the ATC modernisation of Moscow airspace. A report presented by State ATM Corporation director general Igor … More ››

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ICAO seeks proposals for global UTM plan

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) have announced a Request for Information (RFI) on traffic management systems for … More ››

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FAA and Aireon announce space-based ADS-B NextGen technology flight test success

Aireon and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced a successful flight test of space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) technology, collecting ADS-B data to be … More ››

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April launch for FABCE ATFM capacity measures

Airlines and other airspace users will soon benefit from safer and more on-time performance with the introduction of short term air traffic flow capacity management measures … More ››

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Hanover receives FAA drone use approval

The US town of Hanover has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its drone programme, the first municipality in the Commonwealth of … More ››

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FAB CE hails cross-border Free Route study

A major study into the introduction of Free Route Airspace (FRA) throughout the FAB CE area (“Free Route Airspace – from the Black Forest to … More ››

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CAAS plans Singapore aviation transformation

State-of-the-art technology to transform air traffic control operations such as the development of a Smart Tower prototype for remote air traffic control operations are to … More ››

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Europe helping build consensus on future GNSS

European aviation safety chiefs have drafted a blueprint which will help develop a framework for more robust satellite navigation operations that employ a multi constellation … More ››

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