Category Archives: Navigation

EASA modernises PBN rules

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is proposing to amend Performance Based Navigation (PBN) safety rules. The amendments within Opinion 3/2015 contains proposals that mark … More ››

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Metron, IATA, APEC partner to reduce emissions

Metron Aviation has been chosen by the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) to assess air traffic management operations – and their impact on … More ››

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EGNOS-Africa office opens for business

The SAFIR (Satellite navigation services for AFrIcan Region) project has opened the EGNOS-Africa Joint Programme Office (JPO). The SAFIR project is a three-year project funded … More ››

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NATS designs new procedures for Sweden

NATS has delivered Sweden’s first commercial PBN APV Baro VNAV procedures under contract with the state owned Swedavia, which operates ten airports across the country. … More ››

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ANZ forum to discuss future of navigation

Applying advances in aircraft navigation techniques will be the topic of discussion at Approach15, a forum of industry experts to be held in Queenstown, New … More ››

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Austro Control’s hybrid conventional-RNP at Innsbruck hailed a major success by airlines

Austro Control has published Europe’s first “hybrid” conventional-RNP procedure in Innsbruck – the first certificated hybrid landing approach in Europe. One European airline said the … More ››

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Atlantic flies advanced airspace technology

Atlantic Airways, national flag carrier of the Faroes Islands, was approved by  Danish transport authorities to operate the world’s first Required Navigation Performance – Authorisation … More ››

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Part 173 certification for GroupEAD in PNG

AIM and navigation service provider GroupEAD has been awarded Part 173 certification for its ongoing procedure design work in Papua New Guinea. GroupEAD, through joint … More ››

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New runway tech at Newcastle International

Newcastle International Airport is the first airport in the UK to achieve Category III status for the use of forward scatter meter runway visual range … More ››

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Galileo satellite set for new orbit

Europe’s fifth Galileo navigation satellite, one of two left in the wrong orbit this summer, will make a series of manoeuvres this month as a … More ››

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