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First Aireon flight payload delivered

Aireon’s first flight payload for the system has been delivered by Harris for integration into Iridium NEXT satellites. This is the first of 81 ADS-B … More ››

AQUILA to transform UK military airfields

AQUILA, a joint venture between NATS and Thales, has signed a contract to deliver Marshall, the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) programme to transform terminal … More ››

The ATSB, in consultation with the contracted search experts, is in the process of finalising the plan for the underwater search, to be followed and referred to by all parties involved. The plan will include search timings, methods, procedures, safety precautions and search areas. The initial search areas have been identified and allocated to the different search vessels.
The first area to be searched has been assigned to GO Phoenix. It has already been surveyed to ensure an accurate understanding of the sea floor topography. The second area, assigned to the Fugro vessels, is currently in the process of being surveyed.
Malaysia urges global rules for aircraft tracking, data sharing

Malaysia is pushing for the mandatory implementation of real-time aircraft tracking and the sharing of safety critical information over conflict zones at the International Civil … More ››

R&S sees stability on restrained economics

Rohde & Schwarz said it could look back on a stable fiscal year in its latest annual results. The economic environment in the German electronics … More ››

Three eyeing KLIA contract opportunities

Three companies are in contention for a RM700 million upgrade of Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA)’s new air traffic management system. Malaysian media reports that … More ››

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Characteristic delay states of the National Airspace System, identified through clustering. These delay states have been shown to help predict flight delays in the air traffic network. Credit: Hamsa Balakrishnan, MIT
System Approach

Aaron Dubrow from the National Science Foundation reports on designing tomorrow’s air traffic control systems On a good day, flying can be a comfortable and … More ››

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Stand & Deliver

Andrew Charlton interviews Edward L Bolton Jr, assistant administrator for NextGen, the multi-billion dollar effort to overhaul US air traffic management The task of making … More ››

NextGen programme delays  Have delays in NextGen developments impacted your export business? Has your export strategy changed because of these delays?
Bringing It Home

In 2013, the US aerospace industry contributed $128.74 billion in export sales to its national economy, reports Aimée Turner. In fact, the sector’s positive trade balance … More ››

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