Tag Archives: EASA

Future Shock

The ‘sharing economy’ is challenging ATM industry norms by bringing new capabilities and blurring the lines between what constitutes air navigation services on the one … More ››

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EASA looks to car crash science for UAV safety

A drone weighing as little as a steam iron could almost certainly kill an innocent bystander while one as small as a can of soup … More ››

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Airbus D&S secures Europe’s first Design Organisation Approval for civilian drones

After more than two years’ work Airbus Defence and Space has become the world’s first company to be approved by the European Aviation Safety Agency … More ››

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EASA strengthens pilot medical requirements

EASA published a set of proposals to the European Commission for an update of the rules concerning pilots’ medical fitness, as part of its Action … More ››

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Honeywell, Airbus team on ROPS SmartPath for Lufthansa group

Lufthansa Group, Honeywell Aerospace and Airbus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work jointly on the development of a runway safety solution combining … More ››

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NAV Portugal appoints new chairman 

Lieutenant-Colonel Albano Manuel Carvalho Coutinho has been named as the new chairman of the Board of NAV Portugal. Lieutenant-Colonel Coutinho is a former air traffic controller … More ››

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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 ››

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Russia concedes on military transponders

Russian authorities have agreed to fly military jets over the Baltic region with their transponders engaged, an apparent concession to NATO powers who accuse Russia’s … More ››

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Airbus launches NAVBLUE integrated flight ops, air traffic management services business

Airbus has launched a new integrated flight operations and air traffic management service company – NAVBLUE – to provide a complete range of digital end-to-end and … More ››

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FAA planning better mental health measures

A US advisory panel is calling for enhanced measures to spot and treat mentally ill airline pilots in an attempt to prevent last year’s suicide … More ››

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