• FAA creates UAV identification committee

    The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has finally established a new Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) to help it create standards for remotely identifying and tracking unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). UAS-ID ARC members are drawn from the UAV industry, civil aviation organisations,

  • Gamekeeper arrives at Charles de Gaulle

    A Gamekeeper radar from UK-based Aveillant has been installed by DSNA Services at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, as a component of its Hologarde counter-UAV solution. The installation at Charles de Gaulle followed successful demonstrations of Gamekeeper at Le Bourget Airport during the Paris Air

  • SMATSA picks vitalsphere

    Serbia and Montenegro Air Traffic Services (SMATSA) is the latest air navigation service provider to select the vitalsphere ATM-grade IP communications solution from Frequentis. Chosen as the backbone for the SMATSA IP Communication Network, vitalsphere will cover 32 locations including the

  • Thales reports early customers for TRAC NG

    Brazilian air navigation service provider (Departamento de Controle do Espaço Aéreo: DECEA) is in discussions to purchase the new TRAC NG L-band primary en-route surveillance radar from Thales. TRAC NG was officially launched during the Paris Air Show in June 2017, but Thales has already

  • Thales and Embraer subsidiaries explore Brazilian ATC radar opportunities

    Thales and its Brazilian subsidiary Omnisys are working with Embraer Defense & Security companies Savis and Bradar, to explore potential opportunities in the air traffic control (ATC) radar market. Using what they described as “existing synergies”, the partners plan to develop a new

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  • Bechtel aids London City expansion

    London City Airport has named Bechtel as the main delivery partner for its GBP370 million (USD485 million) City Airport Development Programme (CADP), work on which is scheduled to begin in late 2017. Bechtel will support terminal expansion at London City, the addition of seven new aircraft stands,
  • Seattle enlists robot helper

    Seattle-Tacoma on 11 July became the latest international airport to trial robot technology for customer service in the terminal. A robot augments the work of Transportation Security Administration staff at Seattle by displaying and broadcasting information to help passengers move more smoothly
  • City police assume more responsibility at Chicago

    The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) issued a report on 12 July 2017 analysing security protocols and training at O'Hare and Midway airports, as it seeks to draw a line under the highly publicised ejection of a United Airlines passenger from a flight at O'Hare on 9 April. The report



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