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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...

Aircraft’s LPV approach and landing at Pula Airport, runway 09
Monday, November 11, 2019

The LPV implementation status on the ground was firstly presented in the Annual EGNOS workshop by Mr Josip Josipović, Executive Director, Regional ATC Centres at Croatia Control. Currently, 70% of the country’s instrument runway ends are already served by LPV approaches, and the company has a sound plan to...

SBAS DFMC reciever advantages
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Mr. Bouniol, from Thales Avionics, presented in the Annual EGNOS workshop the status of the EDG²E project (Equipment for Dual frequency Galileo GPS and EGNOS), its achievements and the next steps. In terms of status, phase 1 of the project, which dealt with the definition of the HW...

First EGNOS approach procedure at Húsavík airport (BIHU) in Iceland
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Arnór Bergur Kristinsson, from Isavia, presented in the Annual EGNOS workshop the most significant milestones in the implementation of the first EGNOS approach procedure at Húsavík airport (BIHU) in Iceland. The location of this country, at the border of the APV-I coverage area required the development of a dedicated EGNOS, performance...

Use of EGNOS for drone operations
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Mónica de Frutos Ortega, from AESA (Spanish Aviation Safety and Security Agency), presented in the Annual EGNOS workshop the EGNOS benefits in the drone operations, taking into account the Spanish regulatory framework. Due to the high number of UAS users in Spain, the RPAS Advisory Commission at...

Most important Rulemaking Tasks related to PBN implementation
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Manuel Rivas Vila, from EASA, presented in the Annual EGNOS workshop the most significant milestones of the current applicable regulation with importance in the EGNOS services: PBN regulation, Regulation 2017/373 on ATM/ANS and new Basic Regulation 2018/1139. The most important Rulemaking Tasks related to PBN implementation were identified...

EGNOS based procedures map
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Katerina Strelcova, from GSA, and José María Lorenzo, from ESSP, presented in the Annual EGNOS workshop the main achievements and benefits of EGNOS Services for the aviation community, including commercial operations, general aviation, rotorcraft operators and drone operations, amongst others. Along that line, the work done to enable EGNOS...

Compliance at all airports (from 01/Apr/2018 to 31/Jul/2019))
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Teodoro Seoane, from ESSP, presented in the Annual EGNOS workshop the EGNOS system status and performance for the period of 18 April 2018-July 2019, as well as the results of the latest User Satisfaction Survey. In this period, the EGNOS Signal in Space was available at all times, and the observed Safety of Life performances covered...

Proton M/Breeze M launch vehicle
Friday, October 11, 2019

The EUTELSAT 5 West B satellite was successfully launched on a Proton M/Breeze M launch vehicle from Pad 39 at Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, at 12.17 CET on Wednesday 9 October. Hosting the GEO-3 payload of the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System (...

EGNOS Annual Workshop 2019 (Rome, Italy, 24-25 September)
Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The EGNOS ANNUAL WORKSHOP 2019 celebrated at the ASI (Italian Space Agency) in Rome this year, gathered entrepreneurs and SMEs, along with business and public sector professionals from industry to share remarkable EGNOS implementation examples in every domain (Aviation, Rail, Maritime, Survey, Mapping, Agriculture) and how...