Wide Area Augmentation System

Feb 4, 2008 - 8:23 AM
The WAAS revolution appears set to begin.
Jan 22, 2008 - 6:13 AM
The FAA awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin last month that will add a third leased geostationary satellite to the two existing satellites used for the w
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
Jan 9, 2008 - 5:56 AM
While the GPS wide-area augmentation system (WAAS) is likely to be commissioned for public use in July, the local-area augmentation system (LAAS) has falle
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 27, 2007 - 10:49 AM
Is ILS, aviation’s trusted friend for the past half century, now seeing its last days? Probably not.
Dec 18, 2007 - 7:08 AM
At the FAA’s September International Aviation Safety Forum near Washington, the agency included a discussion session entitled “WAAS or LAAS, which is it?”
Dec 18, 2007 - 7:03 AM
While FAA Administrator Marion Blakey said required navigation performance (RNP) is receiving broad support in the U.S.
Dec 17, 2007 - 6:11 AM
The Garmin GNS 480 all-in-one GPS/navcom is now approved for primary-means WAAS navigation and localizer precision with vertical guidance (LPV) approaches.