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Global satnav augmentation systems settle on common channels post-2020

The next decade’s aircraft pilots will be able to rely on enhanced, reliable satellite navigation signals on a seamless basis across much of the world, … More ››

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Airbus launches world-first green IFR procedures for helicopters

Airbus Helicopters has achieved another key milestone in advancing eco-friendly rotorcraft operations by successfully demonstrating low-noise helicopter instrument (IFR) approaches at an airport with commercial … More ››

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PBN comes under scrutiny in US noise study

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is embarking on a comprehensive scientific study to examine the relationship between aircraft noise exposure and its effects … More ››

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Navtech acquires DW International

Flight operations software house Navtech has acquired DW International (DWI). UK-based DWI is an industry leader of Performance Based Navigation (PBN) solutions which directly align … More ››

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China trials first precision landing system

The Civil Aviation Administration of China and Air Traffic Management Bureau completed its first flight demonstration of next generation GPS-based precision landing capabilities using Honeywell … More ››

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EASA modernises PBN rules

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is proposing to amend Performance Based Navigation (PBN) safety rules. The amendments within Opinion 3/2015 contains proposals that mark … More ››

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Single Sky network concept launched

Eurocontrol, Europe’s Network Manager has developed its first network operational concept outlining the changes required to meet Single Sky performance targets up to 2019. The … More ››

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NATS designs new procedures for Sweden

NATS has delivered Sweden’s first commercial PBN APV Baro VNAV procedures under contract with the state owned Swedavia, which operates ten airports across the country. … More ››

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WATM: Haiti embarks on airspace safety boost

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), Airbus ProSky and Haiti’s Office National de L’Aviation Civile (OFNAC) have completed a joint project to modernise the airspace … More ››

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Iceland creates transatlantic corridor

Isavia is now providing continuous surveillance across the Atlantic with ADS-B, employing COMSOFT’s Quadrant surveillance solution ito enhance safety, accuracy and surveillance coverage of Iceland’s … More ››

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