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ADS-B draft rule marks NSS milestone

A draft civil aviation rule for New Zealand proposing a mandate for Automatic Dependent Surveillance–Broadcast (ADS-B) equipage and operation for all aircraft in controlled airspace … More ››

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Inmarsat signs agreement with Rockwell Collins

Inmarsat has signed a strategic agreement with Rockwell Collins for the global distribution of its next-generation SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) flightdeck connectivity solution. The partners said the … More ››

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Turkish DHMI and Aireon to collaborate on real-time space-based ADS-B implementation

Aireon has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The General Directorate of State Airports Authority (DHMI), Turkey’s air navigation service provider (ANSP). DHMI has … More ››

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UTC acquires Rockwell Collins for $30 billion

United Technologies and Rockwell Collins have reached a definitive agreement under which United Technologies will acquire Rockwell Collins for $140.00 per share, in cash and … More ››

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UK CAA opts for ADS-B as preferred GA tool

British aviation authorities have declared that ADS-B ‘in/out’ using 1090 MHz is their preferred national system to improve electronic conspicuity for general aviation, ideally used … More ››

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Boeing, JAXA to flight-test weather technology

Boeing and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will flight-test Long-range Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) technology next year. This remote-sensing technology could help commercial … More ››

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Russia hosts China’s ATMB, plans co-operation

Russia’s State ATM Corporation and the Bureau of Air Traffic Management (ATMB) of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) recently met to discuss how … More ››

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LVNL, Aireon to evaluate space-based ADS-B

Aireon has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Air Traffic Control the Netherlands (LVNL), the Dutch air navigation service provider (ANSP). LVNL operates the … More ››

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Saudi Arabia’s SANS, Aireon launch space-based ADS-B surveillance operational concept

Aireon has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Saudi Air Navigation Services (SANS), Saudi Arabia’s air navigation service provider (ANSP). SANS is managing one … More ››

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The Sum of All 

David Hughes of the FAA NextGen Outreach and Reporting team offers a comprehensive rundown of what the FAA is doing on PBN right now  NextGen … More ››

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