New technologies will enable ATM organizations to safely manage growth

New technologies will enable ATM organizations to safely manage growth

Air traffic management organizations should embrace new technologies to safely manage growing air traffic, the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization (CANSO) said at its annual safety conference. CANSO said automation advantages include enabling air traffic controllers to safely reduce separation...
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Boeing reveals drone network plans

Boeing reveals drone network plans

Boeing is teaming up with an artificial intelligence software developer SparkCognition to produce and develop a sense-and-avoid traffic management system to integrate drones and manned aircraft. The joint venture is called SkyGrid, described by its founders as...
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“Spirit of Change” Needed from Governments to Improve European Competitiveness

“Spirit of Change” Needed from Governments to Improve European Competitiveness

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for a spirit of change from governments to capture the social and economic benefits of air connectivity, by enabling a more competitive air transport sector. Today 8.5 million flights touch Europe each ...
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Global airlines turn to SITAONAIR as ICAO officially raises bar for flight tracking

Global airlines turn to SITAONAIR as ICAO officially raises bar for flight tracking

The International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Global Aeronautical Distress Safety System (GADSS) recommendations compel airlines to commit to minimum standards of aircraft tracking, with the aim of improving safety, detection of aircraft in distress...
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How an Instrument Landing System Works

How an Instrument Landing System Works

ILS approach visibility minimums are measured either in statute miles or by using runway visual ranges down to zero-zero for a Category IIIc ILS approach. One ILS transmitter, called the localizer, offers the pilot accurate left-right guidance to a predetermin...
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Aireon, FlightAware: GlobalBeacon flight tracking goes live

Aireon, FlightAware: GlobalBeacon flight tracking goes live

Satellite-based surveillance system developer Aireon and flight tracking data specialist FlightAware on Nov. 5 said they have activated their GlobalBeacon flight-tracking offering for airlines, days before an ICAO tracking recommendation takes effect. The ...
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GlobalBeacon goes live ahead of ICAO airline flight tracking recommendations

GlobalBeacon goes live ahead of ICAO airline flight tracking recommendations

Aireon LLC and FlightAware announced that GlobalBeacon is live and providing airlines with global flight tracking ahead of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Global Aeronautical Distress Safety System (GADSS) recommendations, which w...
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Start of Smart Taxiing in India – KSU Initiates Operations of IAI’s TaxiBot Vehicles in Indian Airports

Start of Smart Taxiing in India – KSU Initiates Operations of IAI’s TaxiBot Vehicles in Indian Airports

KSU from India has recently initiated TaxiBot operations in Delhi International airport. The TaxiBot system offers better efficiency and significant green and economic benefits which will support the rapid growth in India’s aviation market that is expected t...
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Applying Aviation Safety Practices to Cybersecurity

Applying Aviation Safety Practices to Cybersecurity

As aircraft become more connected, cybersecurity threats have expanded and can impact the entire aviation ecosystem, from making travel reservations, through the airport check-in and screening process, all the way to the aircraft and the communications between...
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Munich Airport third runway may see significant delays

Germany’s Munich Airport will likely see a significant delay-if not an outright stop-of plans to build a third runwayfollowing regional elections in Bavaria Oct. 14. While conservative, it is also strongly opposed to planned expansion of Munich Airport, ...
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