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China Eastern, ProSky team on Yushu RNP AR

China Eastern has validated new Required Navigation Performance Authorization Required procedures (RNP AR) at China’s Yushu airport. Yushu airport sits at an elevation of 12,811ft … More ››

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South African becomes US A330 RNP pioneer

South African Airways (SAA) has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to operate Required Navigation Procedures – Authorisation Required (RNP AR) procedures in … More ››

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Aerocivil, IATA, Airbus ProSky team in Colombia

Airline industry body IATA has contracted Airbus ProSky to redesign the airspace of Bogota International airport, aligned with international best practices and ICAO regulations. With … More ››

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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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