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Innsbruck Control Tower
Monday, October 29, 2018
Performance Based Navigation (PBN) has a long history in Innsbruck, the picturesque capital city of the Austrian province Tyrol. Innsbruck has around 125,000 inhabitants and is located in the Inn Valley, surrounded by two mountain ranges with an elevation of up to 2,500m/8,200 feet. Since its beginnings, Innsbruck Airport has always faced the...
EGNOS stand at Helitech
Monday, October 29, 2018
Netherlands’ capital city Amsterdam was again the setting of the most prominent sectorial shows about the European helicopters and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) industries. The shows took place during the 16th and 18th October 2018. Like during previous year, the EGNOS stand at Helitech raised a significant interest amongst SAR&...
Landing with EGNOS’ explains the system’s various applications for the aviation sector
Monday, October 22, 2018
The European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS), Europe's regional satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS), provides safety of life navigation services to aviation, maritime and land-based users over most of Europe. The ‘Landing with EGNOS’ exhibition, which opened at the Cité de l’Espace in Toulouse on 11 October,...
Monday, October 22, 2018
The long awaited PBN Implementing Rule was finally published as Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1048 on the 16th of July 2018 underlining the benefits of PBN to the increasing demands on the use of airspace in terms of safety, capacity and efficiency through the optimization of air traffic routes and instrument approach procedures....
EBAA Logo with airplane
Monday, October 15, 2018
The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) is calling on the European Commission to provide the necessary additional regulatory and financial tools to help national and regional authorities implement Performance Based Navigation Rules (PBN-IR). EBAA’s Secretary General, Athar Husain Khan, issued the call while speaking at the Association’...
Two visitors using Web-based flight simulator at ION GNSS+
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
ION GNSS+, the most important technical meeting of GNSS in the world, took place on 24-28 September in Miami. This event attracts the best companies and researchers in the field of GNSS from all over the world, making it the place to be updated with ongoing and future developments in satellite navigation. EGNOS has been mentioned in many...
Satellites and event logo
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the H2020 Space NCP Network COSMOS2020 are organising a Horizon 2020 International Space Information Day and Brokerage Event at the GSA’s Prague headquarters on 11-12 October 2018. The aim of the event is to inform participants about space opportunities in Horizon 2020 and beyond and to provide...
Jetcall airplane
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Jetcall is a German air ambulance operator transporting an excess of 400 patients each year, with missions from and to Europe, Asia, Africa, America and Australia. Typically, air ambulance services are provided in an environment requiring a lot of flexibility in planning, very short activation times, 24h execution capability or mission...
SDD Cover page
Monday, October 1, 2018
The GSA, under collaboration with ESSP, has published a new version of the Service Definition Document (SDD) for the EGNOS Safety of Life service! This long awaited release comes with a whole new collection of many important topics and improved performances. The EGNOS Safety of Life service, supporting in particular safety-critical operations...
RPAS operations to be fit on current ATM
Friday, September 14, 2018
Today, RPAS operations are usually limited to segregated airspace or visual line of sight conditions, and operators and manufacturers rarely integrate certified avionics on-board. However, for RPAS to operate autonomously with other airspace users in a shared airspace volume, certified avionic equipment will probably be needed. This...