Category Archives: Navigation

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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GLONASS failure confirms backup need

The April 2 failure of all 24 GLONASS satellites that make up Russia’s equivalent of the GPS system represented an unprecedented disruption of what is … More ››

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US issues wrong airport alert

Following two recent incidents in which transport category aircraft landed at the wrong airports, the United States’ National Transportation Safety Board has issued a safety … More ››

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GE pledges RNP boost for India

GE Aviation will be providing technical support to the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to accelerate the deployment of the Required Navigation Performance (RNP) flight … More ››

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Southwest scores RNP success at Denver

Southwest Airlines is flying fuel efficient and environmentally friendly Required Navigational Performance (RNP) approaches at Denver International Airport reducing flying by 3-5 miles during a … More ››

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Thales secures FAA order for ILS420

Thales will supply the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with an initial five Instrument Landing Systems model 420 (ILS420s) for deployment throughout its National Airspace … More ››

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Malaysia seeks advice on MH370 flight path

Malaysian authorities confirm they are working with international experts to examine records between civil and military radars on the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370′s flight path … More ››

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WATM: Honeywell’s SmartPath for St Helena

Honeywell Aerospace’s SmartPath Ground-Based Augmentation System (GBAS), which reduces weather-related delays, lowers air traffic noise, improves flight efficiency and increases airport capacity simultaneously, has been selected … More ››

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Airbus Helicopters selects Honeywell LASEREF nav system

Honeywell Aerospace’s LASEREF VI navigation system has been selected by Airbus Helicopters for its light helicopter platforms, the EC145 T2 and EC645 T2 family. The … More ››

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Garmin introduces synthetic vision to the mass market

Garmin has updated its Pilot application for the iPad and iPhone featuring synthetic vision as an optional extra. 3D Vision incorporates GPS-derived airspeed, altitude, and … More ››

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