HEADLINES ARCHIVE

  • Aireon progresses with launch of second Iridium NEXT batch

    On 25 June 2017, the second batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites with Aireon space-based ADS-B surveillance and tracking payloads was launched into low Earth orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base, on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Each new satellite carries Harris Corporation ADS-B receiver equipment to

  • FAA to trial local government control of UAV operations

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will launch later in 2017 a series of pilot programmes giving local authorities the chance to regulate unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operations within designated neighbourhoods, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta said on 20 June at the Paris Air Show. The

  • Shortlist revealed for IHS Jane’s ATC Awards 2016

    With seven weeks to go before the winners of the IHS Jane's ATC Awards 2016 are announced, the judging panel has narrowed down 46 entries across six categories. Winners and shortlisted nominees for the IHS Jane's ATC Awards 2016 will be recognised at the awards ceremony on 7 March, held during the

  • OSINT Summary: Alleged attack plot targeting LAX highlights risk to US tourism industry

    On 24 April, several United States media outlets, citing unnamed security officials, claimed security measures had been increased in several locations in the south of the US state of California, including the city of Los Angeles and its airports, amid concerns over an Islamic State-inspired attack

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