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March 20, 2023, 10:44 AM

GPS Jamming of Qantas Jets Spotlights Long-standing Issues

GPS/GNSS signal interference has become more common in the aviation industry.

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Satellite in orbit above the Earth
Mar 23, 2023 - 10:11 AM
The International Civil Aviation Organization considers the rollout of new dual-frequency multi-constellation standards a ‘major milestone’.
Ryanair director of operations Neal McMahon (left) and CEO Eddie Wilson hold signs calling for customers to sign a petition to allow for French overflights while air traffic controllers in the country stage strikes.
Mar 20, 2023 - 12:23 PM
Europe’s largest low-cost airline launched a petition calling for the European Commission to allow overflights when French controllers stage a strike.
Qantas A330-200 on takeoff
Mar 20, 2023 - 10:44 AM
GPS/GNSS signal interference has become more common in the aviation industry.
Mar 13, 2023 - 12:11 PM
The DOT Office of Inspector General has initiated another audit of the FAA's NextGen airspace modernization program.
Stranded passengers during Manila ATC outage on Jan. 1, 2023
Mar 9, 2023 - 6:34 PM
An Philippine Senate investigation found no evidence of sabotage or a cybersecurity attack relating to Manila’s January 1 air traffic control power outage.
AvPanels Bell Helicopters
Mar 8, 2023 - 8:49 AM
The manufacturer has appointed AvPanels as a preferred reseller for equipment it says is the first major upgrade to radio frequency circuits in decades.
Digital rendering of eVTOL vehicles in flight over city
Feb 16, 2023 - 11:13 AM
RTCA CEO Terry McVenes wants industry cooperation to develop and implement digital air traffic control technology to accommodate advanced air mobility.
Jan 30, 2023 - 11:08 AM
A revised FAA document offers expand guidance on what aircraft approach categories pilots should use for instrument procedures.
Graphic of North Atlantic Track with airplane flight tracks depicted on map
Jan 27, 2023 - 11:27 AM
ICAO has revised its North Atlantic operations and airspace manual, and flight planner OpsGroup is helping pilots make sense of the changes via a summary.
Jan 25, 2023 - 3:22 PM
The installation of modern navigation aids ends a 30-year interruption of full air traffic control operations over Somalia and the surrounding region.