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NAV CANADA launches remote air traffic services trial

NAV CANADA has commenced a trial to provide Aerodrome Advisory Services at Fredericton International Airport remotely from Saint John, New Brunswick.

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Avinor ANS begins roll out of first Nordic UTM system

Avinor Air Navigation Services (ANS) is working with Frequentis and Altitude Angel to implement an unmanned traffic management (UTM) system at 18 airport towers across Norway.

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Air traffic controllers sued in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

Two air traffic controllers are being sued by the company which operated the helicopter that crashed in January killing retired NBA star Kobe Bryant.

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Aviation streaming media platform launched by ICAO

The International Civil Aviation Organization on Tuesday launched a streaming media platform dubbed “ICAO TV” to offer both aviation professional and the public at large a new way to consume aviation content. The content on ICAO TV includes its COVID-19 Webinar Series, SkyTalks, Events and Interviews, as well as videos from partners Thales, Loon, Regula, […]

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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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