Features


In The Navy

US Navy air traffic controllers now have a state-of-the-art tower simulator which will allow them to conduct realistic training in control tower operations and procedures … More ››

New Approach

David Bowen, SESAR JU’s ATM chief, explains how Europe plans to fix the troublesome VDL Mode 2 datalink solution and outline an emerging performance-based vision … More ››

Swift Take

With modified versions of Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband-based cockpit communications solution, SB-Safety (SB-S) already being successfully trialled by Hawaiian Airlines and FedEx, the solution could soon receive an important … More ››

Happy Landings

The increasing popularity of EGNOS LPV-200 approach procedures as a cost effective and safe alternative for CAT I capability is attracting support from major aircraft … More ››

Surface Tension

Many major European airports are unable to expand. This means that aircraft departures, arrivals and surface traffic movements will have to be accelerated. A Norwegian … More ››

In Denial

The United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is working now to develop a backup system to be used by service members in the event … More ››

Mission Accomplished

The job of an air traffic controller traditionally consists of keeping aircraft separated in controlled airspace. But today was no ordinary day for Airways controller … More ››

Fire & Ice and Safer Skies

NASA satellite data could help reduce flights sidelined by volcanic eruptions, reports Audrey Haar of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Centre. A volcano erupting and spewing … More ››

Space Bound

A team of European mission control experts will be watching closely next week when two Galileo satellites are boosted into space, ready to shepherd the … More ››

In Our View: SNCTA

In response to a recent Air Traffic Management article on the move by European low cost carrier Ryanair to force Brussels to allow other European … More ››