Farewell to Traditional Control Tower?

Farewell to Traditional Control Tower?

Norwegian air service provider AVINOR with Indra and its Norwegian subsidiary, Indra Navia, as technology provider have successfully completed the first test to simultaneously manage traffic in multiple airports from a single remote position. Avinor’s Remote Tower Program will establish...
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Drones will soon be banned from flying within 1km of airports in the UK

Drones will soon be banned from flying within 1km of airports in the UK

Another amendment to the Air Navigation Order 2016, through which the new rules are being carried, will require the pilots of drones weighing more than 250 grams to register and take a test – or face a £1,000 fine. New...
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Europeans experienced satellite control of the drone

Europeans experienced satellite control of the drone

Europeans experienced satellite control of the drone, removes restrictions on the range of flight Italian engineering company Piaggio in conjunction with the service company aerospace equipment Telespazio conducted a successful test of control system of unmann...
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New measures to tackle the misuse of lasers become law after gaining Royal Assent

Vehicle operators and air traffic controllers will be protected by the legislation which could lead to a maximum jail term of five years for offenders. A new bill introducing tough penalties for people who target aircraft, road vehicles and boats...
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Invercargill gets New Zealand’s first digital air traffic control tower

Invercargill gets New Zealand’s first digital air traffic control tower

Invercargill Airport will be the first airport in New Zealand to have its air traffic control tower replaced with a digital system operated from a remote location. Airways conducted a demonstration of digital tower technology at Auckland Airport earlier in...
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Operating Airports Becomes Smarter Task

Operating Airports Becomes Smarter Task

Airports around the globe are seeing dramatic increases in traffic, it increases complexity to ensure safe and reliable operations. A new smart airport technology will enhance the safety and efficiency of airside operations. The Honeywell Navitas software suit...
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North Korea Signals Intent To Resolve Overflight Concerns

North Korea Signals Intent To Resolve Overflight Concerns

ICAO officials traveled to North Korea to hold talks with the reclusive nation’s civil aviation authorities. The ICAO mission included the agency’s air navigation bureau director Stephen Creamer and ICAO director Asia-Pacific office Arun Mishra. They met w...
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Southend Airport tests drone detection system

Southend Airport tests drone detection system

  Southend Airport has trialled an anti-drone system though its air traffic control boss cheerfully admitted the airport doesn’t have any “outstanding issues with ‘rogue’ drone operations”. Metis Aerospace’s Skyperion product, which was the on...
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Digital control tower coming for Invercargill Airport

Digital control tower coming for Invercargill Airport

Digital control tower coming for Invercargill Airport, air traffic controllers to be based elsewhere. Five air traffic control positions will be relocated from Invercargill Airport once a new digital control tower is put in place, with air traffic control bein...
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Airbus Aerial Using Drones for Airport Mapping

Airbus Aerial Using Drones for Airport Mapping

Airbus Aerial used a drone to provide a map of Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport. Aerial fuses satellite and drone data into custom-tailored, client-specific packages with easy-to-use interpretation tools. The Aerial team used an autonomous senseFly eBe...
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