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Air Traffic Management Issue 2 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

Nokia 5G private wireless network deployment for Lufthansa Technik

5G-powered Virtual Table Inspection (VTI) remote maintenance use case trial quickly confirmed as mission-critical infrastructure for Lufthansa Technik

The space race is on for air traffic control

SESAR JU VOICE to demonstrate the feasibility of using low-orbit satellites to provide voice communications for ATC while over the ocean.

Hera Drone Hub and Altitude Angel Union

U-Space management platform GuardianUTM Enterprise to be deployed
in a city environment for the first time

Enaire and Indra will launch satellites to improve ATM

Enaire and Indra have created a public-private initiative project for satellite technology innovation.

LDACS from a technical perspective

SESAR LDACS webinar series continues. Highlights from session 2 looking at technical implications.

ANRA Technologies begins BVLOS trials in India 

The data from the flights will support the development of India’s nationwide Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management (UTM) platform

ENAIRE engages consulting services of DFS Aviation Services

DFS Aviation Services to provide consultancy services to ENAIRE for its implementation of Flight Information Service (FIS) to Visual Flight Rules (VFR) aircrafts in Spain.

Finland and Estonia set to merge air traffic control services

The countries hope to improve environmental impacts and safety measures by monitoring aircraft at two centralised facilities

Sonderborg Airport enhances air traffic solutions

The Danish base plans to modernise operations to improve workflow and advance safety

G&D launches high-end KVM product series

G&D launches "VisionXS" KVM high-end extender product series.

ANSL launches 1st UK simulator-based ATC unit training

ANSL has launched a simulator-based ATCO full unit training program to help advance new ATCOs more efficiently.

Colombian airports rely on Rohde & Schwarz ATC communications

CERTIUM VCS from Rohde & Schwarz to be installed at 36 Colombian airports

FREQUENTIS finalises acquisition of L3Harris ATC Solutions

ATC Solutions business unit of Harris Canada Systems becomes Frequentis Canada ATM Ltd.

Thales expands drone management for a safer airspace

Thales and geospatial information management company Airspace Link will provide safe integration of UAS into low altitude airspace where the systems are BVLOS of operators.

Artificial Intelligence in the airspace

EUROCONTROL, IATA, EASA and Airbus discuss current programs utilising machine learning and AI to support aviation operations.

Kazakhstan extends safety-critical network with FREQUENTIS vitalsphere

Kazaeronavigatsia, Kazakhstan's National Air Navigation Services Provider (ANSP), has successfully taken the next step in its ATM-grade network infrastructure program with Frequentis.

Sceye Reaches Stratosphere

Sceye flies at 64,000 feet setting Long Range Record in Data Connection. Joins Consortium to Deliver Broadband to Navajo Nation.

Is the time right for LDACS?

LDACS as an option for future mobile data link applications. How far along are we?

Snowdonia Aerospace Centre Deploys GuardianUTM Enterprise Platform

Altitude Angel announced the Snowdonia Aerospace Centre (SAC) has become the second UK airport to deploy its GuardianUTM Enterprise platform

Aireon's Space-based ADS-B Integrated to EUROCONTROL’S Network Operations System

EUROCONTROL integrates Aireon’s space-based ADS-B system integrated into the Network Manager’s Enhanced Traffic Flow Management System (ETFMS).

FABEC removes restrictions facilitating greener flights

Airspace users are enabled in quieter times to plan more direct routes and vertical flight profiles optimizing fuel consumption, reducing sustainably aircraft emissions.

D3 Technologies joins Initiative for Advanced Air Mobility

D3 Technologies AG joined the Canadian Advanced Air Mobility Consortium (CAAM) for Urban Air Traffic Control (ATC) definition and implementation in Canada

ENAIRE incorporates advanced ATC system

ENAIRE air traffic controllers can now apply new features to improve air traffic management

Orthogon joins FREQUENTIS Group

Frequentis portfolio benefits from Orthogon software, capable of reducing air traffic controller workload and carbon emissions, first step of L3Harris acquisition

Cranfield Airport Deploys Enterprise UTM Platform

Cranfield University’s global research airport in collaboration with Cranfield Airport Operations Limited, is the first aerodrome to deploy GuardianUTM Enterprise

London City airport controlled by remote digital tower

London City Airport has become the first major international airport in the world to be fully controlled by a remote digital air traffic control tower

uAvionix Receives Patent for ADS-B Inert & Alert Capability for UAS

uAvionix receives patent for ADS-B Inert & Alert capability for UAS, allowing UAS to utilize the safety benefits of ADS-B

Wingcopter announces world's first triple-drop delivery drone

Wingcopter has introduced its new drone generation for commercial and humanitarian applications

DRONAMICS Adds Germany to Growing European Droneport Network

DRONAMICS, today unveiled the first 3 airports in Germany that will be part of its broader European Droneport Network that now totals 38 airports in 12 European countries.