Category Archives: Navigation

Track accuracy boost for Frankfurt departures

DFS, Lufthansa and Fraport are launching a new precision navigation system for a departure procedure With RNP-1 and radius-to-fix, the partners are elevating precision navigation … More ››

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Mongolia plans en route PBN implementation

Mongolia has developed a performance based navigation (PBN) implementation plan following the signing by its civil aviation authority of Mongolia of a Memorandum of Cooperation … More ››

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Spirent supports TREASURE GNSS project

Global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) testing solutions expert Spirent Communications is supporting the European Union TREASURE project – Training, REsearch and Applications network to Support the Ultimate Real … More ››

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Two more Galileo satellites join constellation

Two further satellites have formally become part of Europe’s Galileo satnav system, broadcasting timing and navigation signals worldwide while also picking up distress calls across … More ››

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GBAS landing system launches at Melbourne

An aircraft landing system known as SmartPath has been activated at Melbourne Airport with the new installation being the second of its type in the … More ››

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Spirent Comms tackles GNSS interference threat

GNSS testing expert Spirent Communications has launched a solution that enables the civil aviation industry to evaluate the growing threat of interference, jamming and spoofing … More ››

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ESSP, Sligo North West sign EGNOS agreement

EGNOS services provider ESSP and Sligo North West airport in Ireland have signed an EGNOS Working Agreement (EWA) as a key step for the implementation … 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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Brazil to assist Argentina in PBN design

Brazil’s Departamento de Controle do Espaco Aereo (DECEA) is to support Argentina in upgrading its air navigation procedures and restructuring its neighbour’s airspace. The project … More ››

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Bremen makes SBAS history for Germany

A passenger aircraft has landed in Germany using a new satellite-based precision approach procedure without the aid of a conventional ground-based navigation infrastructure. Bremen airport, … More ››

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