Category Archives: Navigation

Leidos wins GEO 7 work to enhance WAAS

Leidos has won a task order by the United States’ Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to develop the 7th Generation geostationary earth orbit (GEO) satellite used … More ››

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GSA, Thales launch the EDG²E project on further optimisation of aviation navigation with Galileo

The European Union’s Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) has officially launched the EDG²E project (Equipment for Dual frequency Galileo GPS and EGNOS) with a … More ››

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ADB SAFEGATE equips Hamburg apron

WATM2018 Germany’s fifth largest airport is to introduce Europe’s first-ever Follow the Greens operations where individually controlled green lights guide the pilots safely towards the runway … More ››

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NAV Portugal expands use of Saab WAM

WATM2018 Saab and NAV Portugal, the Portugese air national service provider, have worked together to establish a large WAM surveillance picture throughout Portuguese airspace. The operational … More ››

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NavAidDrone makes debut for inspection

WATM2018 LS telecom’s Colibrex has launched NavAidDrone, a drone-based system for navigational aid (NAVAID) inspections following a joint-development effort with FCS Flight Calibration Services. The NavAidDrone … More ››

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Airbus selected by ESA for next-gen EGNOS

Airbus has been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) as the prime contractor to develop EGNOS V3, the next generation of the European Satellite … More ››

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Madrid to host post-Brexit Galileo support

Madrid has been selected as the support office of the Galileo security surveillance centre once Brexit has been executed, according to Spanish media reports. Representatives of the member states and the … More ››

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Honeywell to offer FANS system testing

Honeywell has launched a new Future Air Navigation System testing capability as part of its GoDirect Datalink services. The new built-in tool will give operators … More ››

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NSS aviation upgrade trial for Christchurch

A trial to bring a global aviation navigation upgrade programme to the South Island has been launched by Airways New Zealand, Board of Airline Representatives New … More ››

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GCAA to complete Middle East airspace overhaul

The General Civil Aviation Authority, GCAA, will implement one of the largest airspace changes the region has ever seen on December 7. Specifically, the date … More ››

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