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Des Moines debuts low level copter ops

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved an Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) low level helicopter infrastructure for use by Mercy Medical Center in Des … More ››

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RNAV developed for Cranfield

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has approved a proposal from Cranfield Airport to introduce Instrument Approach Procedures (IAPs) to Runway 03 at the airport. … More ››

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DWI supplies RVT to Emirates

Dubai-based Emirates has selected DW International’s RNAV Validation Tool (RVT). The RVT is a desktop application to help procedure designers in the ground validation of … More ››

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Universal’s WAAS/SBAS-FMS and TAWS for Cree Nation airline

Canada’s Air Creebec is to fit its entire Q-Series Dash 8 fleet with Universal Avionics’s Wide Area Augmentation System/Satellite-Based Augmentation System Flight Management Systems (WAAS/SBAS-FMS) … More ››

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New training course to focus on Performance-Based Navigation

A EUROCONTROL-FAA initiative, the new PBN course is targeted at the European region, providing an update to ICAO’s regional training seminars held 2007 – 2011. … More ››

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DWI releases GRPS website tool

DWI has released a GNSS RAIM/RNP Prediction Service at https://tools.dwint.com/grps/home.html. GRPS supplies real-time RAIM predictions and RNP predictions to end users either through their existing … More ››

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First EGNOS-based operational landing in the Channel Islands

For the first time in Europe a commercial scheduled airline is using an EGNOS based LPV procedure for landing. From December 21, the Trislander aircraft … More ››

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FAA consults on NextGen transition from VOR

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is seeking comments on a proposed transition of the US National Airspace System (NAS) navigation infrastructure to enable performance-based navigation … More ››

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RNAV1 mandatory at Schiphol from November 2012

As from 15 November 2012, an operational RNAV1 approval will be mandatory around the clock for air traffic to and from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (EHAM). … More ››

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Garmin receives EASA approval for GTN touchscreen avionics

Garmin has received the European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) validation of the US Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its GTN 650 and GTN 750 series … More ››

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