Category Archives: Safety

New NZ rules proposed for unmanned aircraft

Industry will soon have its say on proposed rules governing how unmanned aircraft will operate in New Zealand airspace. Commonly known as UAVs, drones or … More ››

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FAA updates NOTAM format for conflict zones

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced new notice to airmen (NOTAM) header formats for conflict zones and international crisis situations. New NOTAMs will … More ››

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IFATCA condemns Russian prosecution

The International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers’ Associations (IFATCA) said it strongly condemns the Russian prosecutors’ decision to charge air traffic controllers with “causing multiple … More ››

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FAA launches airport safety video series

The Federal Aviation Administration has launched a new safety information video series for airport operators and airport employees. The videos will provide the airport community … More ››

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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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