Category Archives: Safety

Malaysia urges global rules for aircraft tracking, data sharing

Malaysia is pushing for the mandatory implementation of real-time aircraft tracking and the sharing of safety critical information over conflict zones at the International Civil … More ››

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UK drone flown recklessly at passenger aircraft

A quadcopter is thought to have been flown deliberately at a passenger aircraft in the UK as it came in to land at Southend airport. … More ››

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Charles River Analytics wins NASA contract

Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, has secured a new contract awarded by NASA to aid aviation safety analysts in assessing critical flight systems. Charles … More ››

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Toronto Pearson deploys Era’s SQUID

Canada’s Toronto Pearson International Airport has selected Czech Republic based ERA to supply 80 vehicle-mounted SQUID transmitters as its surface vehicle tracking system. The contract … More ››

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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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