Air Traffic Control & Airport Infrastructure

Technologies related to air traffic management as well as airport infrastructure and operations

 

Low-profile MIL-STD-1553 integrated terminal for avionics uses offered by Holt

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., 6 July 2015. Holt Integrated Circuits in Mission Viejo, Calif., is introducing the HI-2130 low-profile MIL-STD-1553 integrated terminal for military and commercial avionics applications. The device contains MIL-STD-1553 protocol logic, dual transceivers, and dual transformers in a low-profile compact package.

Aerocivil and IATA optimize Colombian airspace with Airbus ProSky technology

Aerocivil and IATA optimize Colombian airspace with Airbus ProSky technology

PARIS, 25 June 2015. Aerocivil officials are investing in airspace and ground optimization at El Dorado International Airport in Bogota, Columbia, one of the world’s 50 busiest airports serving more than 27 million passengers annually. To increase efficiency at and around the airport and to prepare the Colombian airspace to be prepared for tomorrow’s demands, Aerocivil partnered with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Airbus ProSky, the air traffic management (ATM) subsidiary of Airbus.  

NASA, government, and industry partner to test UAS sense-and-avoid technology

NASA, government, and industry partner to test UAS sense-and-avoid technology

WASHINGTON, 24 June 2015. NASA is partnering with government and industry to test a system that would make it possible for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to fly routine operations in U.S. airspace. Engineers and officials at NASA, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI), and Honeywell International Inc. are flying a series of UAS tests through July at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center, Calif., under the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration in the National Airspace System (UAS-NAS) project.

Rockwell Collins to provide radios for U.S. and Australian P-8A aircraft

LAKEHURST, N.J., 22 June 2015. U.S. Navy aircraft experts are asking Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to provide a variety of radio communications equipment for the Navy's P-8A Poseidon long-range maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft.

FAA and European Commission expand air traffic management pact, cooperation

FAA and European Commission expand air traffic management pact, cooperation

PARIS, 18 June 2015. Officials at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Union (EU) plan to cooperate to provide seamless air traffic services for aircraft flying between the United States and Europe. FAA Administrator Michael Huerta and the European Commission’s (EC’s) Director General for Mobility and Transport, Joao Aguiar Machado, signed a letter of intent on air traffic management (ATM) modernization at a ceremony in Paris. The extension and expansion of the current agreement between the U.S. and E.U. are intended to help ensure passengers enjoy safer, on-time flying over the Atlantic, thanks to the benefits of NextGen and Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR). 

TEKEVER, ViaSat to expand civilian drone use with advanced satellite communications

TEKEVER, ViaSat to expand civilian drone use with advanced satellite communications

PARIS, 18 June 2015. The TEKEVER Group, an unmanned aerial systems (UAS) manufacturer, and ViaSat, a provider of communication technologies and services, have entered into a strategic alliance aimed at expanding the civilian use of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) platforms, also commonly known as drones, with advanced satellite communications. The companies are collaborating by adding ViaSat’s communication technologies onto TEKEVER’s UAS platforms to push the boundaries of UAS range in civilian beyond line of sight (BLOS) applications, officials say.

Paris Air Show

Rohde & Schwarz debuts security scanner for increased air traffic safety

PARIS, 16 June 2015. Rohde & Schwarz is at Paris Air Show debuting a new product designed to contribute to air traffic safety: the R&S QPS100 security scanner. Developed for use in security zones at airports and other facilities with access control, the device detects potentially dangerous items carried on the body or in clothing.

 

Paris Air Show

Rohde & Schwarz exhibiting air traffic safety portfolio in Le Bourget

PARIS, 16 June 2015. Rohde & Schwarz, adopting the “Safety meets security” theme at Paris Air Show 2015, is presenting its secure airborne and air traffic control (ATC) communications products, including the R&S MR6000A military transceiver for airborne platforms that also meets civil aviation certification requirements. Military aircraft can only operate freely in the world's airspace when they meet military as well as civil certification requirements. The R&S MR6000A from the VHF/UHF R&S M3AR airborne transceiver family is the first radio to ensure compatibility with military and civilian avionics specifications, according to company officials.

Bombardier CSeries bizjet family arrives at Paris Air Show

Bombardier CSeries bizjet family arrives at Paris Air Show

PARIS, June 2015. “Bombardier arrives at the Paris Air Show at a very exciting time as we debut our CSeries family of aircraft,” says Fred Cromer, president, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “We are proud to present the first all-new designed, single-aisle aircraft that the industry has seen in over 25 years.”

Honeywell’s inertial navigation technology upgrades Finmeccanica-Agustawestland AW101 helicopter

Honeywell’s inertial navigation technology upgrades Finmeccanica-Agustawestland AW101 helicopter

PHOENIX12 June 2015. Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE:HON) is delivering its LASEREF VI Inertial Navigation System as for future and in-service Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland AW101 tactical transport helicopters. The inertial navigation upgrade helps helicopter pilots navigate with extreme accuracy, even with the loss of GPS satellite guidance, and brings new capabilities to the platform including greater efficiency.

FAA works to improve runway and airport safety

FAA works with airports to improve runway safety

WASHINGTON, 4 June 2015. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials plan to work with airport sponsors over the next 10 to 15 years to further reduce runway risks through risk-based decision-making. The FAA’s Runway Incursion Mitigation (RIM) program will identify airport risk factors that might contribute to a runway incursion and develop strategies to help mitigate those risks.

CHC S-92 helicopter taps Universal Avionics FMS to complete first EGNOS LPV rotorcraft approach

CHC S-92 helicopter taps Universal Avionics FMS to complete first EGNOS LPV rotorcraft approach

TUCSON, Ariz., 3 June 2015. A Sikorsky S-92 helicopter operated by CHC Helikopter Service and equipped with dual Universal Avionics SBAS-Flight Management Systems (FMS) carried out the first Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV) approach -- to Runway 07 in Florø, Norway -- in support of the oil and gas market.

Royal Thai Air Force boosts air defense with enhanced processing and displays, avoids expensive sensor upgrade

Royal Thai Air Force boosts air defense with enhanced processing and displays, avoids expensive sensor upgrade

CAMBRIDGE, U.K., 2 June 2015. Engineers at the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) headquarters at Don Muang Airbase, Bangkok, Thailand, sought a cost-effective upgrade to legacy air defence processing and display hardware without replacing the existing and expensive radar sensors. They found their solution at Cambridge Pixel, a developer of radar display and tracking subsystems, in Cambridge, United Kingdom.

ATC/DME test set for engineering and validation introduced by Cobham AvComm

WICHITA, Kan., 25 May 2015. Cobham Avionics and Communications (AvComm) in Wichita, Kan., formerly the Aeroflex AvComm business unit, is introducing the ATC-5000NG NextGen ATC/DME test set for engineering development, design validation, manufacturing, and return-to-service test applications.

Harris Corp. to acquire Exelis

Harris Corp. to acquire Exelis

MCLEAN, Va., 22 May 2015. Exelis Inc. shareholders have voted in favor of the acquisition by Harris Corp. in Melbourne, Florida, whereas the Department of Justice has terminated the waiting period applicable to the merger under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act. Exelis and Harris officials now expect the merger to close on 29 May 2015, subject to the satisfaction of the remaining closing conditions. 

 

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