Category Archives: Navigation

IATA questions India’s SBAS mandate

Airline industry body IATA has called into question the infrastructure provisions of India’s draft civil aviation plan. Indian aviation faces huge demands on its aviation … More ››

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GPS OCX passes first qualification test

Raytheon last week passed the first formal qualification test milestone for the U.S. Air Force’s Global Positioning System Next Generation Operational Control System. Known simply … More ››

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Honeywell GBAS for Dominican Republic

Honeywell has been selected by the Dominican Institute of Civil Aviation to install its SmartPath Ground-Based Augmentation System at Punta Cana International Airport to help … More ››

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WATM: RISE trials underline PBN benefits

World ATM Congress, 2016 The SESAR JU RISE project carried out the latest in successful demonstration flights as TAP Portugal, in partnership with NAV Portugal … More ››

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WATM: Madeira showcases PBN benefits

World ATM Congress 2016 The SESAR JU RISE project carried out the latest in successful demonstration flights as TAP Portugal, in partnership with NAV Portugal … More ››

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Next Galileo satellites due for May launch

Another pair of Galileo navigation satellites is scheduled for launch by Soyuz rocket in May, ahead of a quartet on an Ariane 5 in the … More ››

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GroupEAD secures ICAO recognition

 Global aeronautical information management specialist GroupEAD has been recognised by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) for Instrument Flight Procedure design, one of only seven companies … More ››

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Glitch In Time

Last week, a software glitch caused the GPS system to broadcast incorrect time signals. This post looks at the impact, and how organisations that depend … More ››

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Galileo signals covering more of the sky

Europe’s ninth and tenth Galileo satellites have started broadcasting working navigation messages. These two satellites were launched together on 11 September last year. Once safely … More ››

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SESAR partners on Greek island PBN

Airbus, HCAA and Novair have conducted a successful flight trial on Required Navigation Performance (RNP) procedures in Corfu, Iraklion and Santorini, a key milestone in … More ››

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