Security


Qatar fined for flights in FAA-banned airspace

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has fined Qatar Airways $185,000 for operating flights in regions in which a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) flight prohibition … More ››

Trump shuts down Hudson River traffic

The morning after Donald Trump was declared president-elect, the US Secret Service has requested a temporary flight restriction over his Manhattan residence, restricting access to … More ››

HungaroControl’s summer ends on a high

Air traffic in Hungarian airspace continued to grow throughout the peak summer months, adding to the huge traffic hike seen over the past two years when political … More ››

Nokia launches Space 23 airport drone trial

Nokia is to use Space 53, Europe’s first dedicated testing facility for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) at Twente Airport, near Enschede in the Netherlands to … More ››

Satellite hack attacks pose ‘catastrophic’ risk

Researchers are warning that space assets are ripe targets for cyber criminals, hackers and terrorists, reports TechWeekEurope. Hackers pose risks to satellites and space-based communications … More ››

China launches first quantum comms satellite

China has just launched the world’s first quantum communications satellite, reports New Scientist. The 600 kg spacecraft blasted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Center in the … More ››

Solar flare caused 1967 Cold War scare

A powerful solar storm 1967 may well have triggered a crisis between the US and the USSR if not for the USAF space weather monitoring programme, … More ››

Loud & Clear?

Norwegian researchers are looking into data security risks as the European aviation sector looks to adopt satellite communication between aircraft and the ground, to reduce the … More ››

Airbus, Dedrone join forces against illegal drones

 Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security (EBS) and US-based Dedrone are to combine their skills to develop defence systems that can reliably detect and defend against the unauthorised … More ››

ERA launches new cyber security venture

Czech Republic’s ERA has broadened its product portfolio which has up until now been focused on passive radiolocation sensors with cyber security systems. Its new … More ››