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EASA issues first opinion on safe drone ops

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published the first formal Opinion on safe operations for small drones in Europe. This formal Opinion is an … More ››

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Indra signs €42m deal to radically transform Algeria’s entire air traffic management system

Indra will completely renew Algeria’s entire air traffic management system for air navigation service provider ENNA (Etablissement National de la Navigation Aérienne). Its €47 million … More ››

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SESAR 2020 tests score a multiple RTwr first

Frequentis together with HungaroControl, DLR, and Selex have conducted their first successful validation campaign of the multiple remote tower concept. This project as part of … More ››

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Canadian pilots alarmed at spike in accidents, warn incidents mirror cuts to safety oversight

Reduced aviation safety oversight by the Canadian government last year led to a significant spike in accidents and incidents involving commercial airlines, commuter aircraft and air taxi … More ››

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Vodafone launches IoT drone tracking trials

Vodafone has launched air traffic control drone tracking trials using 4G Internet of Things (IoT) technology to protect aircraft from catastrophic accidents as well as … More ››

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Airways New Zealand hails ground breaking UTM trial over the skies of residential zone

The Residential Red Zone in Christchurch has turned out to be an ideal venue for a ground-breaking trial to test innovative new software that provides … More ››

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UkSATSE considers merits of iTEC platform

UkSATSE is continuing to study the merits of the iTEC platform, one of the new generation of automated air traffic control systems that employ a … More ››

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EASA publishes five-year aviation safety plan

The European Aviation Safety Agency has published the 2018-2022 European Plan for Aviation Safety (EPAS), which also includes the Agency’s rulemaking programme. The EPAS, a … More ››

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FAB CE mulls dynamic ATM procedures

FAB CE technical experts have now published their interim report into the introduction of Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) procedures to handle peak time … More ››

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Isavia enhances controller reporting with DIVOS

Iceland’s Isavia will enhance the reporting and investigation capabilities of their ATC operations at both the Reykjavik area control centre and Keflavik tower control by … More ››

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