Category Archives: Safety

Safegate acquires Liberty Airport Systems

Safegate Group has completed the acquisition of Liberty Airport Systems, the North American expert in integrated airfield lighting power and control solutions. Safegate Group CEO … More ››

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New airport radar to fix wind turbine impact

A single radar that can provide traditional airport surveillance functions and mitigate against the effects of wind turbines may be a step closer following trials conducted … More ››

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Screen for ebola on departure: ACI

European airports body ACI Europe insists that halting the spread of Ebola would be far more effective by screening passengers departing from airports in the … More ››

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Existing drone tech poses lethal risk: EASA

Europe would see a huge 400-fold increase in potentially lethal air crashes if today’s accident prone drone technology was allowed to operate freely in its … More ››

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US chief pledges contingency, security probe

The US chief in charge of the nation’s air traffic control has pledged a review of current level of contingency in the wake of the … More ››

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Xsight’s FODetect for Seattle-Tacoma

Safety at Seattle-Tacoma’s airport runways will be improved with an advanced automated Foreign Object Debris (FOD) detection system that quickly detects foreign objects and wildlife … More ››

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True Heading?

What will the airline industry come up with in terms of global flight tracking solutions? Is it truly committed to a huge leap in situation … More ››

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Industry mulls real-time distress tracking

Global aviation is looking at ways to broadcast automatic alerts once an aircraft goes off course through an escalating series of triggered alarms. Speaking at … More ››

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Tracing The Future

Steve Winter assesses what issues UN aviation agency ICAO faces in assessing global tracking technologies following the loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 In response … More ››

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Thales, NATS sign new UK contract

NATS, the UK’s main air navigation service provider, have chosen Thales to supply their new Safety Nets Server. The technology will be deployed at Swanwick and Prestwick Air … More ››

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