Category Archives: Navigation

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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Honeywell’s SmartPath launches at Malaga

Honeywell Aerospace’s SmartPath Precision Landing System, which simultaneously reduces weather-related delays, lowers air traffic noise, improves flight efficiency and increases airport capacity, has started operating at … More ››

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Queenstown after-dark flights now possible

When after-dark flights commence into Queenstown, they will have been made possible by world-leading advanced navigation procedures introduced by Airways New Zealand. New Zealand’s Civil … More ››

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ICAO launches safety, air navigation tools

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has launched its inaugural Air Navigation Report, a development which will be supported by a series of new ‘online … More ››

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GLONASS software at root of system failure

Mathematical errors in software caused the recent outages of Russia’s GLONASS satellite-based global navigation system, according to the Russian space agency chief. Oleg Ostapenko told … More ››

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GLONASS satellite system suffers fresh glitch

Russia’s federal space agency Roscosmos has confirmed that nine of its 23 navigation satellites failed for the second time this month, according to China’s state … More ››

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