ATC

News, issues, personnel, equipment and developments about air traffic management.

Iridium Next satellite
Sep 22, 2014 - 12:03 PM
The service will provide search-and-rescue organizations with the location and last flight track of any 1090 MHz ADS-B transponder-equipped aircraft.
Budapest area control center
Aug 27, 2014 - 2:27 PM
The air navigation service provider of Hungary plans to introduce controller-pilot datalink communications next February.
Eurocontrol headquarters
Aug 21, 2014 - 2:03 PM
Job actions accounted for 13.6 percent of total en route delays in 2013.
Nav Canada situational awareness display
Aug 13, 2014 - 5:23 PM
The technology will be installed at six Italian airports starting next year.
Aug 13, 2014 - 2:15 PM
The World Cup brought a large number of business aircraft to Brazil, packing the ramps at various airports.
Gatwick Airport tower
Jul 23, 2014 - 9:20 AM
The contract will cover air traffic and approach services below 4,000 feet around the airport, including maintenance of the associated infrastructure.
Jul 17, 2014 - 6:57 AM
Danish company Terma’s Scanter 4002 radar mitigates against the unwanted clutter from wind turbines that appears on air traffic and other radars.
Jul 13, 2014 - 1:05 PM
Passive detection of aircraft has been developing for many decades and there is renewed interest in Eastern Europe.
The Ramona and follow-on Tamara passive detection systems were deployed by Warsaw Pact countries on  mobile vehicles.
Jul 13, 2014 - 1:00 PM
Passive detection of aircraft has been developing for many decades and there is renewed interest in Eastern Europe.