Category Archives: Safety

Galileo’s failed clocks latest hurdle to overcome

Nine high precision clocks on board Europe’s Galileo satellites – vital for the necessary synchronisation of critical satellite navigation technology – have failed, according to … More ››

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Belgocontrol, skyguide team on incident support

Belgocontrol and its Swiss counterpart skyguide are to enhance the support given to air traffic controllers following major incidents. Air traffic incidents can have a … More ››

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Osprey tasked with Zephyr-S safety study

  Osprey CSL has secured a new contract from Airbus to provide a safe separation assessment of the Zephyr-S unmanned aircraft. Referred to as a … More ››

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Radio hams flag concerns over unlawful drone transmitter interference with air traffic control

Amateur radio enthusiasts in the US are targeting the potential lethal interference potential of a series of audio/video transmitters used on unmanned aircraft and marketed … More ››

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St Helena on hunt for vital air service link

The Government of the remote St Helena has launched a search for an air service provider to the island even though a solution to the wind … More ››

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EU removes Kazakh airlines from safety list

The European Commission has today updated the EU Air Safety List, the list of airlines that do not meet international safety standards, and are therefore … More ››

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Study flags worrying pilot fatigue concerns

Half of airline pilots have reported that fatigue is not taken seriously by airlines, in the first large-scale survey of pilots’ perceptions of safety within … More ››

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Neighbour ANSPs to offer emergency cover

Air navigation services providers from France and Germany are to guarantee contingency cover for airports in Belgium. The three providers DSNA, DFS and Belgium’s Belgocontrol … More ››

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Paris CDG launches first European RWSL

Paris Charles de Gaulle airport is now equipped with a new runway status light (RWSL) system. Installed with the support of European air navigation safety … More ››

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FAA evaluates drone detection around Denver

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is coordinating with government and industry partners to evaluate technologies that can be used safely to detect drones … More ››

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