Avionics and ATC

New developments and products in avionics, specifically about aircraft electronics in the cockpit; and news, issues, personnel, equipment and developments about air traffic management.

Aug 4, 2008 - 11:58 AM
Eurocontrol has introduced a new screen-to-screen datalink between pilots and air traffic controllers at its Maastricht upper-area control (UAC) center in
Aug 4, 2008 - 6:54 AM
The FAA flipped the switch on its wide-area augmentation system (WAAS) at 12:01 a.m.
Jul 28, 2008 - 10:30 AM
The FAA plans to start introducing instrument approaches using its Wide Area Augmentation System on July 10, bringing much higher levels of accuracy, signa
May 17, 2008 - 11:34 PM
Following a somewhat protracted rollout, the availability of end-user airborne broadband services now appears ready to meet the burgeoning demand from busi
May 17, 2008 - 4:53 AM
After low-cost carriers, business aviation now ranks number two in Eurocontrol’s latest traffic statistics.
May 9, 2008 - 6:41 AM
Every spring the federal government departments must submit to Congress their proposed spending estimates for inclusion in the President’s budget for the n
May 9, 2008 - 5:59 AM
At press time, bidders for the FAA’s Cat I local-area augmentation system (LAAS) ground station contract were awaiting a statement from the agency as to wh
May 9, 2008 - 5:51 AM
Inmarsat, the main satellite communications provider to civil aviation, maritime and land-mobile users, has been placed on the sales block after the compan
May 9, 2008 - 5:50 AM
Technology Partnership Canada (TPC), a government-run supplier of high-tech research grants to Canadian companies, has awarded Thales Avionics Canada $9.9
May 9, 2008 - 4:44 AM
The October announcement by Raytheon that it had won a Department of Defense contract–potentially worth $25 million–to develop next-generation anti-jamming