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Wednesday, January 10, 2018
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the Joint Research Centre, the European Commission’s in-house science service, have published a joint report containing a set of guidelines to facilitate the implementation of eCall testing in compliance with the EU Regulation 2017/79 by technical centres in charge of issuing the EC type-approval for...
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...
Thursday, October 5, 2017
A new version of the EGNOS Open Service Definition Document (SDD) has been released and is available here This new version contains the following updates:   • New commitment map increasing EGNOS Open Service coverage   • Update of information on EGNOS system   • Update of performance figures observed   • New Appendix devoted to relevant...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Galileo’s success will depend in a large part on its penetration of the LBS and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) markets. However, as the LBS market is already dominated by such heavy hitters as Google and Apple, the European GNSS industry is turning its focus to building a competitive M2M market founded on EU-based location enablers (i.e.,...
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...