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March 28, 2007, 6:10 AM

Eurocontrol won the 2004 ATC Maastricht Jane’s Award for its enhanced tactical flow management system (ETFMS), introduced in February 2002 by the central flow management unit (CFMU).

March 28, 2007, 6:09 AM

At the United Nations headquarters in New York City last month, supporters of Project Orbis gathered to celebrate 25 years of saving and restoring sight worldwide and to honor the leaders, doctors and donors who have made the project possible.

March 28, 2007, 6:07 AM

In the light of the European Union’s final go-ahead given to the “Single European Sky” (SES) initiative, speakers at the Jane’s ATC Maastricht Conference (see box) engaged in a lively debate about how to enhance air-traffic management performance.

March 28, 2007, 6:05 AM

The ranks of small business jets are about to swell with the imminent buildup of new sub-10,000-pound jets certified to FAA Part 23 regulations.

March 28, 2007, 6:03 AM

Following a “long and successful” relationship between the two companies, the von Essen Group acquired UK business aviation charter operator PremiAir Aviation Group last month.

March 28, 2007, 6:02 AM

The ability to surf the Internet while cruising through the lower stratosphere continues to get easier, and faster, thanks to the incremental upgrades being made to the capabilities of current high-speed data satcom systems.

March 28, 2007, 6:01 AM

The Magic 2100 digital flight-control system from Meggitt Avionics has gained STC approvals in the Twin Commander 690C/D and 695A/B (Models 840, 900, 980 and 1000) and the King Air 90, the company announced last month.

March 28, 2007, 5:59 AM

Boeing has proposed that a team headed by its Air Traffic Management business unit lead the FAA’s Traffic Flow Management Modernization program, a 12-year initiative to modernize the traffic flow infrastructure in the U.S.

March 28, 2007, 5:57 AM

La Jolla, Calif.-based Blue Sky Network announced receipt of an STC and PMA approval for the D1000 flight-tracking and two-way messaging system,  which operates over the Iridium satellite network.

March 28, 2007, 5:56 AM

Pilots know that the primary job of EGPWS is to keep them from running into the ground, but they might not be aware that it can also warn them if they are about to land on the wrong runway, take off from a taxiway or cross an active runway, among a host of other incursion-preventing functions.

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