Category Archives: Navigation

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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Charlotte demonstrates NextGen dividends

NextGen procedures are helping flights operate more efficiently at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), improving on-time performance and decreasing emissions. The Charlotte Metroplex project includes … More ››

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Remote Xiahe debuts Airbus ProSky RNP

Xiahe airport in the Gansu province of China with its challenging terrain, Airbus, Airbus ProSky, the CAAC and Sichuan Airlines have teamed to develop Required … More ››

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Clocking On

One of the greatest episodes in the history of clockmaking unfolded over three decades during the 18th century in response to a government challenge to … More ››

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Honeywell improves GBAS capabilities

Honeywell Aerospace has launched the third software generation of its SmartPath Ground-Based Augmentation System following certification by the United States Federal Aviation Administration. The new … More ››

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Dubai goes live with state of the art A-SMGCS

Dubai International Airport has put Indra Navia’s most comprehensive level 3 NOVA 9000 Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and Control System (A-SMGCS) in the world into … More ››

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Follow The Greens validations proves concept

The findings from the latest Follow the Greens validation exercise are offering huge confidence to those developing advanced taxiway lighting systems for heavily congested airports … More ››

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Thales navigation aids for Iraq’s Najaf

Thales has been awarded a contract to supply one instrument landing system with distance measuring equipment (ILS/DME) and all related services for Najaf Al-Ashraf International … More ››

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