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Watershed Moment

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When word came on April 5 that two ships had locked in on deep-sea radio signals that might pinpoint the missing Malaysian Boeing 777, many … More ››

Fire In The Hold

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A worldwide cargo ban on transporting highly combustible lithium metal batteries on passenger aircraft is likely to come into effect from January 1, 2015, writes … More ››

MH370 response reveals surveillance status

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The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has raised questions about the way civil and military surveillance systems that exist in South East Asia can … More ››

MH370: A Blueprint For The Future?

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The failure to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has revealed the risk of flying through ‘black holes’ where modern jetliners can – under … More ››

Malaysian MH370: SATCOMS 101 (Part Four)

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TMF Associates’ Tim Farrar explains issues surrounding the interpretation of satellite ‘ping’ data. A great deal of useful data has been accumulating in the comments … More ››

Malaysia MH370: SATCOMS 101 (Part Three)

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British satellite business Inmarsat has continued to refine the analysis of routine automatic communications between one of its satellites and the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight … More ››

Lithium cargo clue to MH370 fate?

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The news that missing Malaysia Flight 370 was transporting 200 kilogrammes of lithium-ion batteries in its cargo hold will come as little surprise to the … More ››

World ATM Congress: The Long View

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Ireland helped establish the first Functional Airspace Block back in 2008. In an exclusive interview, Irish Aviation Authority chief executive Eamonn Brennan discusses what has … More ››

World ATM Congress: Manning Up

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ATM examines how European authorities are forging ahead with efforts to make sure they can cope as more unmanned aircraft arrive in European skies Unmanned … More ››

World ATM Congress: Solving The Puzzle

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Boeing’s ATM chief Neil Planzer tells Air Traffic Management why he salutes what SESAR has achieved and examines future challenges that the European programme may … More ››