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Audit launched on FAA weather and aircraft surveillance radar replacement programme

The US aviation watchdog is to launch an audit into the Federal Aviation Administration’s SENSR programme. The Spectrum Efficient National Surveillance Radar (SENSR) programme is … More ››

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Air Partner acquires SafeSkys for £3 million

Air Partner’s consulting and training division has acquired air traffic control services business SafeSkys for £3 million. The acquisition has been funded from Air Partner’s existing … More ››

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Groupe ADP, DSNA-S team on drone detection

Groupe ADP and DSNA Services are developing a drone detection system for deployment at airports and other sensitive sites. Paris airport operator Groupe ADP has teamed with DSNA … More ››

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ICAO, ACI to collaborate on airport training

ICAO and Airports Council International (ACI) have formalised a new agreement supporting their agencies’ future cooperation on airport training. ICAO secretary general Dr Fang Liu … More ››

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RISE project to boost regional connectivity

NAVBLUE and its SESAR partners have completed the RISE Project (RNP Implementation Synchronised in Europe), laying the groundwork for the deployment of performance-based navigation (PBN) procedures … More ››

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CANSO Africa members sign safety declaration

Air navigation service providers across Africa have committed to a joint initiative to improve aviation safety across the continent. Members of CANSO – the Civil … More ››

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Ghana mulls decoupling ANS functions

Ghana’s transport ministry has begun looking at the possibility of decoupling the regulatory and air navigational service functions of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) … More ››

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ICAO plans for SWIM standards by 2018

ATC Global 2016 The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) is working to develop global standards for system wide information management (SWIM) governance standards and architectural performance … More ››

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FAA poised to issue first drone rules

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reported to be preparing its first rules permitting businesses to fly drones for limited purposes today. The announcement, which will allow drones … More ››

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Sound & Vision

Sound and laser technology is increasingly being used to reduce the risk of bird strikes, reports Ellen Borza Every year, 5,000 bird strikes—also called Bird … More ››

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