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EGNOS Space Segment changes in the first quarter of 2020
Friday, January 17, 2020

The EGNOS geostationary satellite (GEO) INMARSAT 4F2 (PRN 126) has been introduced in the operational platform replacing satellite ASTRA 5-B (GEO-2/PRN 123), which has become part of the EGNOS TEST Platform broadcasting the TEST Signal-In-Space. This current Space Segment configuration will last until 20th February 2020, when the planned...

Imminent changes in the EGNOS Space Segment!!
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Still not aware of the upcoming temporal modifications in the EGNOS Space Segment starting the 9th January 2020? Please, check the Service Notice #22 to keep up...

Service Notice #22 published: EGNOS Space Segment changes in the first quarter of 2020!!
Thursday, December 5, 2019

If you are an EGNOS user, please be informed of the temporal modifications expected in the EGNOS Space Segment from the 9th January 2020 to 23rd March 2020.

Due to planned activities required in the current operational EGNOS geostationary satellites (GEOs), the INMARSAT 4F2 (PRN 126) will be...

EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the European Satellite Services Provider (ESSP) have launched the 2019 edition of its EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey. This survey will provide a better understanding of the value of EGNOS to end users and help ensure that future evolutions of the system continue to meet users’ needs.

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Current EDAS users –market segment distribution and type of use
Thursday, November 28, 2019

Mr. Vázquez from ESSP-SAS introduced EDAS and its services, in the in Annual EGNOS workshop, focusing on the variety of GNSS products that are delivered by EDAS, and their potential to address a wide range of user needs. Then the...

Telespazio’s U-Space services architecture
Thursday, November 28, 2019

Mr. de Piccoli (Telespazio), began his presentation in the Annual EGNOS workshop by explaining the U-Space concept, a set of procedures and services that aim to enable safe use of airspace for large number of drones, as well as the specific services to which EGNOS could contribute. After that, the issues...

Largest EGNOS equipped fleet-VISTAJET
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The last round of presentations of the first day of the Annual EGNOS workshop began with Mr. Stefano Oprandi from VistaJet, on the stage. VistaJet, a business jet operator with a global presence, is currently operating a fleet of 73 aircraft, 57 of which are approved for...

Airbus Fleet Readiness review for A320/A330/A350/A380 SLS function
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Mr. Mathieu Hiale-Guilhamou from Airbus, was the guest speaker to share in the Annual EGNOS workshop a few words on how EGNOS is entering the world of commercial airliners. Mr. Hiale-Guilhamou introduced the strategy followed by Airbus, from a cockpit perspective, to introduce LPV approaches in their aircraft through the “SLS...

SBAS solution for cargo operations by CMC Electronics
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The final presentation of Day 1 in the Annual EGNOS workshop was provided by Mr. Tarek Sabanekh, CMC Electronics’ Strategic Marketing Manager. After dedicating a few words to the origins and history of the company and to the impressive GPS product portfolio at CMC, Mr. Sabanekh focused...

Use of EGNOS for PinS
Monday, November 11, 2019

Lars Erik Bragstad and Lars Amdal, both helicopter pilots from Norsk Luftambulanse AS, presented in the Annual EGNOS workshop the implementation process for EGNOS approach procedures for PinS and Low-Level Routes in Norway and Denmark, in non-ATS environments.

To establish the operational and legal framework for...