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Ukraine ATC safety standards judged excellent

European air navigation safety agency Eurocontrol and industry body CANSO have together confirmed the high level of flights safety in the Ukrainian airspace and UkSATSE’s … More ››

Austro Control’s hybrid conventional-RNP at Innsbruck hailed a major success by airlines

Austro Control has published Europe’s first “hybrid” conventional-RNP procedure in Innsbruck – the first certificated hybrid landing approach in Europe. One European airline said the … More ››

China certifies R&S IP-based voice comms

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has approved the Rohde & Schwarz R&S VCS-4G for the Chinese market. The IP based voice communications system … More ››

NTSB repeats calls for cockpit video

Cockpit cameras are back on the agenda after America’s most powerful aviation safety organisation tabled the proposals before the Federal Aviation Administration. The National Transportation … More ››

UK partnership to promote safe drone use

Air traffic services company NATS has signed a safety partnership agreement with ARPAS UK, the trade association that represents the operators and stakeholders within the … More ››

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True Heading?

Was the reluctance of the airline industry to accelerate the deployment of global flight tracking solutions entirely predictable? Is it truly committed to a huge … More ››

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Tracing The Future

Steve Winter examines what issues UN aviation agency ICAO faced in assessing global tracking technologies following the loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 In response … More ››

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Common Goal

The European Aviation Safety Agency is working on a draft regulatory proposal that would harmonise training and certification standards for air traffic controllers throughout the … More ››

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