Performance-based navigation (PBN) flight paths, designed by General Electric Aviation, were validated last week at Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport (ZUJZ) in the Sichuan Province of China.
Jiuzhaigou Huanglong Airport
China’s Air Traffic Management Bureau has selected Sensis to deploy automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) equipment at two airports in central China. The ground sites at Chengdu Shuangliu International and Jiuzhai Huanglong Airports will mark the country’s first formal trial of 1090 ADS-B technology for use by commercial aircraft. China eventually plans to roll out a nationwide network of ADS-B sites.
Aircraft arresting system manufacturer Esco has completed its first Engineered Material Arresting System (EMAS) installations outside the U.S., at China’s Jiuzhai-Huanglong Airport in Sichuan Province. International installations are accelerating, with EMAS bed installations under way at Spain’s Madrid-Barajas International Airport. Fourteen new