Category Archives: Navigation

Brussels requests Galileo satellite probe

The European Commission has requested Arianespace and the European Space Agency (ESA) to provide full details of the incident following the failure on August 22 … More ››

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Initial report details Galileo satellites glitch

A glitch during the flight phase involving the Fregat upper stage is thought to have caused the two Galileo satellites to be injected into a … More ››

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Arianespace confirms Galileo satellites are in wrong orbit

The fifth and sixth satellites that form part of Europe’s Galileo navigation system have been launched into the wrong orbit The European Space Agency (ESA) … More ››

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All Systems G-alile-O?

The launch of the first two full-capability satellites was meant to mark the latest milestone for Galileo, Europe’s satellite navigation programme as a step towards … More ››

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Airbus Prosky, Avianca team on El Salvador

Avianca’s successful two hour demonstration flight on , August 2 showcased the implementation of Required Navigation Performance arrivals and approaches at Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero … More ››

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NASA transfers NextGen technology

NextGen software technology that will allow air traffic controllers to maximize the benefits of Performance Based Navigation (PBN) procedures on the approach to the runway … More ››

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Exeter leads UK LPV approach launch

Exeter Airport is at the forefront of an exciting and innovative period for aviation navigation in the UK as pilots will soon be able to … More ››

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Malaysia first in S/E Asia with B737 RNP

Malaysia Airlines has obtained approval from its Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) to fly Required Navigation Performance (RNP AR) approaches. Malaysia Airlines will introduce the … More ››

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GBAS enters into service at Sydney

A new aircraft landing system known as SmartPath has been brought into service at Sydney Airport – the first of its type in the southern … More ››

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Nav Canada nears ILS replacement rollout

Nav Canada’s nationwide Instrument Landing System (ILS) replacement programme is approaching completion with the business acquiring an additional 15 ILS from Indra Navia. Following this … More ››

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