Category Archives: Navigation

RNAV tackles London Luton noise, emissions

London Luton Airport (LLA) has introduced Area Navigation (RNAV) technology for departing flights leaving the airport along the Match/Detling flight routes used during westerly operations; … More ››

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ESSP signs up to work with Belgocontrol

EGNOS service provider ESSP and the Belgium’s Belgocontrol are to work together to implement EGNOS-based approach procedures (LPV procedures) at various Belgium airports. The agreement … More ››

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Airbus ProSky, Volaris to deploy PBN in Mexico

Ultra-low cost airline Volaris has selected Airbus ProSky to assist in deploying Performance Based Navigation (PBN) airspaces at Tijuana and Guadalajara international airports. The deployment … More ››

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Carrington-L5 to provide 5-day space weather

A UK consortium is proposing an operational mission called Carrington-L5 to give a five-day warning of hazardous solar activity that could inflict severe damage on … More ››

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China Eastern, ProSky team on Yushu RNP AR

China Eastern has validated new Required Navigation Performance Authorization Required procedures (RNP AR) at China’s Yushu airport. Yushu airport sits at an elevation of 12,811ft … More ››

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South African becomes US A330 RNP pioneer

South African Airways (SAA) has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to operate Required Navigation Procedures – Authorisation Required (RNP AR) procedures in … More ››

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SwiftBroadband Safety makes maiden flight

Hawaiian Airlines has become the first commercial airline to fly with UK satellite business Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband Safety service on its Boeing 767-300 fleet, after the … More ››

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UTC fields aircraft taxi strike alert system

UTC Aerospace Systems has launched its radar-based aircraft Taxi Strike Alert System (TSAS) designed to help flight crews navigate safely during taxiing operations and to … More ››

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Honeywell, Boeing trial CAT III GBAS landing

In an industry first, Honeywell and Boeing demonstrated how an aircraft can use Honeywell’s next-generation, precision navigation and landing technology to perform safe and successful airport … More ››

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US to revisit LORAN as GPS back-up

Exelis, UrsaNav, the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T), and the US Coast Guard have entered into a cooperative research and … More ››

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