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Airbus Fleet Readiness review for A320/A330/A350/A380 SLS function
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Mr. Mathieu Hiale-Guilhamou from Airbus, was the guest speaker to share in the Annual EGNOS workshop a few words on how EGNOS is entering the world of commercial airliners. Mr. Hiale-Guilhamou introduced the strategy followed by Airbus, from a cockpit perspective, to introduce LPV approaches in their aircraft through the “SLS (...
SBAS solution for cargo operations by CMC Electronics
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
The final presentation of Day 1 in the Annual EGNOS workshop was provided by Mr. Tarek Sabanekh, CMC Electronics’ Strategic Marketing Manager. After dedicating a few words to the origins and history of the company and to the impressive GPS product portfolio at CMC, Mr. Sabanekh focused on the success of the company in providing retrofit...
10 years of Open Service logo
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Over the last ten years, EGNOS OPEN SERVICE has been providing end-users with a wide range of benefits. Increased and more sustainable agricultural production strongly relies on GNSS-enabled solutions. SBAS-based solutions are becoming of great importance in Precision Agriculture (PA) applications, frequently being the...
ECARO objectives
Monday, November 11, 2019
Mr. Patrizio Vanni, from the Italian ANSP (ENAV), gave in the Annual EGNOS workshop audience an overall picture of the company’s past, present and future contributions to the use of EGNOS in aviation. ENAV has been active in GNSS since the late 90s. It was a founding member of ESSP and, amongst several RIMS, has hosted one of the system’s...
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 using EGNOS...
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...
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 research...
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 AESA has developed guidance material for UAS...
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 architecture and support for the standardisation activities, has...
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 along...