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NAV CANADA and Aireon Complete ADS-B Flight Test

NAV CANADA has completed a successful flight test of space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) technology. The test was conducted to collect ADS-B data used for validating Aireon’s satellite aircraft surveillance and tracking service.

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IFATCA 2016, the global ATC waterhole, begins in Las Vegas

The International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers’ Associations under the patronage of NATCA began its 55th international conference in Las Vegas with air traffic controllers from around the world.

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Embry-Riddle to offer free online courses

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will launch four free online courses throughout 2016, known as Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs), which address timely aerospace topics.

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NATA offers House its views on ATC Reform & AIRR Act

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) shared its views on air traffic control reform with the House Transportation Committee.

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Russian Air Navigation Equipment Companies to Supply Egypt

Russian air navigation equipment companies have closed a deal with the Egyptian National Air Navigation Services Company on a project to upgrade Egypt’s air traffic control systems.

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Improving ATM Efficiency with New Collaboration Tool

IATA and Harris have partnered to develop SkyFusion—a new cloud-based tool through which airports, airlines and air navigation service providers (ANSPs) can exchange operational information across flight information regions.

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Dubai Air Navigation Services observes UAE Civil Aviation Day

Dubai Air Navigation Services observed UAE Civil Aviation Day with a visit by key dignitaries and officials from the global aviation sector to the Air Traffic Management facility at Al Maktoum International Airport (Dubai South).

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Chile air traffic controllers to strike on September 15

Chilean air traffic controllers confirmed that will join a strike action called for on September 15, 2015 by the workers of the General Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGAC).

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Afghanistan enhances airspace management capacity

In Afghanistan, there is an added element to managing multiple layers of airspace that many of the world’s busiest aerial infrastructures do not have, and that is the element of war.

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Recording of Malaysian Flight 370 Pilots Talking to Air Traffic Control

Almost 2 months after the disappearance of MH370, audio recordings of the final conversations between pilots of missing aircraft and teams of air traffic controllers were published for the first time Thursday, 1st May 2014 by investigators. – See more at: http://web.archive.org/web/20160421144834/http://waynefarleyaviation.com/2014/05/recording-of-malaysian-flight-370-pilots-talking-to-air-traffic-control/#sthash.F7P8sqhq.dpuf

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