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Monday, February 26, 2018
Just when he thought bad weather was going to force him to turn his turboprop around and miss giving an important presentation, EGNOS saved the day. General Aviation pilot Julian Scarfe shares his experience of flying with EGNOS.  “I was recently invited by France’s Directorate General for...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The World ATM Congress – a collaboration between the Civil Air Navigation Service Organisation (CANSO) and Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA)– is the annual meeting for Air Navigation Services Providers, (ANSPs), Air Traffic Management (ATM) experts, and leading product developers to discuss ATM's future head-on. This...
Friday, October 6, 2017
We are pleased to announce a new article about European airlines adopting the usage of EGNOS published in the Airliner World magazine. European airlines grow appetite for EGNOS European airlines are quickly upgrading their fleets to catch up with the rapid proliferation of the so called LPV approach procedures (Localizer...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
A new version of the “How to become compliant with EU requriements for LPV” document has been published in the Guidance Material page, please refer to the Aviation Guidance Material section. This document provides a set of simple guidelines for Aircraft Operators within the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) looking to comply with the...
Thursday, March 23, 2017
A new article about EGNOS for aviation is available in the European Regions Airline Association (ERA) Regional International magazine (March/April 2017 issue). The article explains how regional airlines and aerodromes benefit from the increased accessibility offered by EGNOS. You can find the full March/April 2017 issue here or download only...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The World ATM Congress is the must-attend trade event for the air traffic management sector, welcoming participants from across the world who come to showcase the latest innovations, services and products. One of those services on display in Madrid was the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS). EGNOS,...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
The GEO Satellites broadcasting EGNOS messages are going to be changed. On the March 20th, PRN 123 (now in test) will be introduced in the operational platform and on the March 21st, PRN 136 will be moved from the operational platform to the test one. For those users equipped with non (E)TSO certified SBAS receivers (ie. those used in  ...
LPV Certification for Embraer
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Embraer achieved certification of the latest Honeywell Epic Load 27.1 Next Generation Flight Management System (NGFMS) for the Embraer E-Jet family (E170 / 175 / 190 / 195) in July 2016 (see link). Apart from major improvements in flight planning, performance predictions and efficiency, this upgrade enables operators to access...
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
As part of our continuous improvement process, we have developed some new features and improved some existing ones. Skyplots The skyplot shows information for the satellites being tracked centered on the receivers antenna location of the selected RIMS. In addition to the position of the satellite (elevation...
Thursday, December 22, 2016
The European GNSS Agency (GSA), together with EUROCONTROL, recently held a two-day meeting at its Prague headquarters. More than 120 people participated, including national air navigation service providers and authorities, civil and military aircraft operators, pilots, international aviation associations, equipment manufacturers and...