Global navigation satellite system

May 9, 2008 - 5:57 AM
The recent successful completion of a 60-day continuous performance test of the FAA’s wide-area augmentation system (WAAS) is expected to clear the way for
May 7, 2008 - 5:17 AM
After extensive industry consultation, the FAA has recently completed a document outlining its proposed strategy for transition from today’s terrestrial na
Apr 16, 2008 - 5:36 AM
Speakers from Eurocontrol and the European Space Agency last month informed attendees at a meeting of the FAA’s Satellite Operational Implementation Team (
Feb 27, 2008 - 4:58 AM
Just when many thought loran was dead, it is coming back, albeit in a different guise.
Jan 14, 2008 - 11:15 AM
While EGNOS, SBAS, GBAS and Galileo may be unfamiliar to most North American aviators, they are key elements in Europe’s determined move to a satellite air
Jan 14, 2008 - 10:28 AM
The FAA has certified an IFR WAAS receiver developed by UPS Aviation Technologies, the key ingredient in a forthcoming line of satellite navigation equipme
Dec 28, 2007 - 5:51 AM
Last year in Toulouse, France, Eurocopter completed two series of tests that demonstrated the feasibility of satellite-navigation precision approaches for
Dec 18, 2007 - 7:47 AM
It took several years for the U.S.
Oct 10, 2007 - 5:29 AM
Galileo, Europe’s $4.2 billion rival to GPS, is in jeopardy of cancellation following clashes between EU nations over project budgeting, officials said.
Oct 9, 2007 - 7:33 AM
As part of its evaluation of loran as a potential backup to GPS, the FAA has contracted Rock-well Collins to build a combined GPS/loran variant of its stan