Innovation


Hanover receives FAA drone use approval

The US town of Hanover has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its drone programme, the first municipality in the Commonwealth of … More ››

FAB CE hails cross-border Free Route study

A major study into the introduction of Free Route Airspace (FRA) throughout the FAB CE area (“Free Route Airspace – from the Black Forest to … More ››

CAAS plans Singapore aviation transformation

State-of-the-art technology to transform air traffic control operations such as the development of a Smart Tower prototype for remote air traffic control operations are to … More ››

Europe helping build consensus on future GNSS

European aviation safety chiefs have drafted a blueprint which will help develop a framework for more robust satellite navigation operations that employ a multi constellation … More ››

SingPost becomes Airbus Skyways partner

Airbus Helicopters is collaborating with Singapore Post (SingPost) as its logistics partner for the innovative Skyways parcel delivery project. The MoU was signed at the … More ››

European thinking on drone integration advances

New drone technology solutions such as detect and avoid will benefit the world of manned aviation, eventually replacing or at least complementing the ‘see and … More ››

Bremen makes SBAS history for Germany

A passenger aircraft has landed in Germany using a new satellite-based precision approach procedure without the aid of a conventional ground-based navigation infrastructure. Bremen airport, … More ››

EASA certifies first European underwater wreckage locator

European safety officials have handed over the ETSO (European Technical Standard Order) certificate to a German business that has developed the first Long Range Low Frequency Underwater … More ››

Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary expand night-time free routes

BULATSA, together with the air navigation services providers of Romania and Hungary – ROMATSA and HungaroControl, will expand Free Route Airspace for flights during the … More ››

FAA, industry team on UAS sense-and-avoid

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and partners Northrop Grumman and ACSS, an L3 and Thales business, have conducted a series of successful flight tests of the sense-and-avoid avionics … More ››