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The FAA's budget request of $15.8 billion contains $235 million to begin rolling out data communications between pilots and controllers.
Dubai Air Navigation Services is analyzing wake turbulence at Dubai International Airport using a light detection and ranging system.
The region's airspace is saturated and large portions are off limits to civilian use, said the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization.
Proposal aims to extend performance based navigation (procedures beyond the 24 European Union airports required by the Pilot Common Project Regulation.
The Army Contracting Command has issued a Request for Information (RFI) covering eLoran receivers for maritime, aviation and/or vehicular platforms.
The upgrade is a software change and is available from authorized BendixKing and Honeywell dealers.
Eliminating the requirement for some would encourage owners of lower cost GA aircraft to keep flying.
Some states have no or insufficient operational approval processes.
Agency says discrepancies “can lead to a loss of separation and an increase in workload for ATC and flight crews.”
The demonstration project will test synthetic vision, enhanced vision and other technologies for approach and landing into European airports.