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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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Raytheon secures $30m FAA WAAS extension

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded Raytheon a two-year contract extension to continue to provide services for the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS). —-Read More … More ››

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Lauda debuts Bombardier’s synthetic vision

Bombardier’s Vision Flight Deck has entered service on Formula 1 champion Niki Lauda’s new Global 5000 jet. “The Vision Flight Deck is the realization of … More ››

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NG, Persistent work on special mission WAAS

Northrop Grumman has signed a teaming agreement with Persistent Surveillance Systems (PSS) LLC, Dayton, Ohio to integrate and support PSS’s family of sensors into commercial … More ››

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Solar storm shield for EGNOS

Europe’s EGNOS satnav augmentation service which guides aircraft landings will be strengthened against the effects of solar storms and its design future-proofed. Officials from the … More ››

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FAA’s NextGen Update (March 2012)

Since December, the US Federal Aviation Administration reports that 32 ADS-B radio stations became operational, bringing the total to 363. Additionally, 17 new service volumes … 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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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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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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Re-equipped Citation makes first precision landing using satnav

The research aircraft, Cessna Citation II PH-LAB, which is jointly operated by TU Delft and the National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR), recently completed a successful flight … More ››

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