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Paris CDG launches first European RWSL

Paris Charles de Gaulle airport is now equipped with a new runway status light (RWSL) system. Installed with the support of European air navigation safety … More ››

Four Galileo satellites launch all at once

The four Galileo satellites developed and built by Germany’s OHB System have been successfully launched on board an Ariane 5 ES launcher, which lifted off from the … More ››

Galileo satellites set for quadruple launch

A single Ariane 5 rocket will today propel four Galileo satellites into orbit for the navigation constellation’s first-ever quadruple launch. Mission controllers are training intensively for … More ››

Thales clinches USAF deployable ILS order

Thales has received an order from the US Air Force (USAF) to provide three Deployable – Instrument Landing Systems (D-ILS). These advanced, mobile systems are a … More ››

Stormy Weather

Satellite engineers have been puzzling over why GPS navigation systems on low-orbiting satellites like the European Space Agency’s Swarm sometimes black out when they fly … More ››

Multi-wave laser has navigation potential

A multi-wavelength laser MLM-01, which works using the metal vapour of copper, strontium, calcium, and barium could be used to provide reliable navigation of aircraft in low … More ››

United States’ FAA outlines PBN-centric vision

US aviation authorities have outlined the direction the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is headed in an effort to make its airspace system PBN-centric and reduce … More ››

Hungary deploys EGNOS-based approaches

The first EGNOS-based approaches have been implemented in Hungary at Budapest Airport. The publication of these procedures has been possible thanks to the work performed … More ››

Esbjerg signs up to EGNOS approaches

ESSP and Esbjerg airport have signed an EGNOS Working Agreement, paving the way for the operational use of EGNOS-based approach procedures in Esbjerg, Denmark. The signature … More ››

Australia works to align with GPS by 2020

A team of Australian scientists is to recalculate the nation’s latitude and longitude coordinates, nudging Australia to the north, so its national map data agrees … More ››