Industry News 2018-03-02T16:56:12+00:00

Industry News

  • Australia’s CASA plans lower cost ADS-B
    Australian aviation regulator CASA will be developing rule changes aimed at making it cheaper and easier for aircraft flying under visual flight rules to voluntarily use automatic dependent surveillance—broadcast (ADS-B) technology. While all instrument flight rules aircraft must ... read more
  • ICAO chief stresses harmonised UTM priorities
    One of international aviation’s most senior rulemakers has acknowledged the need for responsive regulatory frameworks to support the safe integration of unmanned air traffic innovations into the global network. “Worldwide, RPAS and UAS technologies and operations have been evolving rapidly in recent years, spurring thousands ... read more
  • DF Nucleo commissions AENA’s VOIP VCCS
    DF Núcleo has commissioned three first voice communication systems (VCS) in Spain that are fully based on Voice over IP (VoIP) technology. The migration process was carried out on the control towers of three airports of AENA: Alicante-Elche, the fifth largest airport in terms of passenger ... read more
  • ICAO, Europe, and South East Asia team on cheaper, safer and more sustainable aviation
    Cheaper, safer and more environmentally sustainable aviation with less delays are the goals of an ASEAN Single Aviation Market and Seamless ASEAN Sky and the challenges and opportunities that they present were discussed at the first ICAO-EASA forum on Civil Aviation in South East Asia. ... read more
  • Collaborative environmental management (CEM) spreads its wings
    Publication date: 2018-09-20 00:00We have released an updated Specification for Collaborative Environmental Management (CEM) – and Brussels Airport and partners have officially adopted the CEM working arrangement.Read more ... read more
  • USAF orders GD radios in European bases
    General Dynamics Mission Systems has secured a contract from the US Air Force to supply more than 140 CM-300/350 V2 Air Traffic Control (ATC) radios, replacing existing ATC radios currently operating at US Air Force in Europe (USAFE) locations. The General Dynamics-built radios leverage the Federal Aviation ... read more
  • AUVSI urges Congress to include UAS mitigation powers for DHS, DOJ in FAA bill
    The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) is urging US lawmakers working on a reauthorization bill for the Federal Aviation Administration to include stricter enforcement laws for drone It wants new legislation to give the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice authority ... read more
  • Frequentis expands reach over European AMHS
    Recent deployment of Frequentis’ smartMessenger AMHS system has seen the business increase its European market share to 70 per cent. Czech Republic, Greece and Norway are now successfully operating the ATS Message Handling Systems (AMHS) for Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs). Avinor, the Norwegian ANSP, ... read more
  • Rohde & Schwarz clinches Changi contract
    THE Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has awarded a contract to technology group Rohde & Schwarz to upgrade and enhance the air traffic control (ATC) radio communications system at Changi Airport to boost safety for airlines and passengers. Under the 15-year contract, Rohde & Schwarz is required ... read more
  • ERA’s SQUID supporting R&D SCOUT project
    ERA ‘s vehicle tracking system –  known as SQUID – proved itself during the testing of the newly introduced security system within the international EU-FP7 funded project called SCOUT. The goal of the SCOUT project is to study, design and assess a security system based ... read more
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