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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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Neighbour states exploring inter-FAB cooperation

The three neighbouring Functional Airspace Blocks – or FABs – that make up the GATE One (GO) initiative are proposing to study how to synchronise … More ››

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Gatwick contracts bespoke MET services

The British Met Office is to provide a team of on-site meteorologists year-round at Gatwick Airport, the busiest single runway airport in the world. Under … More ››

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WATM: Frequentis debuts vitalsphere

World ATM Congress 2016 Frequentis has launched a new generation of ATM-grade network performance to support on-going changes in air traffic control such as remote … More ››

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Europe backs dedicated spectrum for tracking

Satellite-based flight tracking technology to enhance safety, prevent security breaches and speed data recovery for crash investigations, should be allocated its own radio spectrum band, … More ››

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