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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...
GlobeAir
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Austria, GlobeAir was the first mover in the Air Taxi sector in Europe and it is currently one of the fastest growing private jet charter operators. They operate a homogeneous fleet of 14 Citation Mustang jets and are certified for landing in more than 1,200 airports across Europe, which...
Monday, September 26, 2016
The European GNSS Agency, on behalf of the European Commission, has released the new EGNOS Safety-of-Life Service Definition Document (SDD), now available for EGNOS users. Announced at the EGNOS Service provision workshop event in Warsaw, the SoL SDD issue 3.1 has been updated to reflect the changes in EGNOS system and more...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
European GNSS Agency (GSA) funds 14 projects to help foster the implementation of EGNOS-based operations and LPV-200 procedures at European airports as part of its 2015 Aviation Call for Grants. The GSA recently announced the projects selected for funding under its 2015 Aviation Call for Grants GSA/EEX.0030/2015. This second...
ATI Beluga
Thursday, June 23, 2016
After suffering from several years of delay, first on the EASA certification of the LPV modification (achieved on March 2015), and then on the operational approval application, Airbus Transport International, the transport division of Airbus in charge of shipping aircraft pieces from the different Airbus factories for assembly at...
A350 XWB SLS Function
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Thanks to the GPS constellation, aircraft navigation has significantly evolved over the past 20 years. Even if ILS remains the primary means for precision approaches, new technologies based on GPS now exist. Airbus has integrated these new technologies with an ILS look-alike interface which benefits from the ILS operational...