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ATCA Annual Day Three – Virtual Reality

Day three included sessions that covered many different topics across the spectrum, the main theater along with educational and Tech Talks sessions. UAM, UTM, Cybersecurity, collaboration and COVID-19.

ATCA Annual Day Two – A trend emerges

The second day of the ATCA Annual continued on a course set on day one. We need to be considering topics beyond traditional air traffic management. The world is changing, aviation is changing, technology is evolving and our industry needs to keep pace.

Belgrade Airport enhances security

Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport purchased and put into operation an R&S ARDRONIS counter drone system from Rohde & Schwarz. Early warnings about drones are key to countering threats, and R&S ARDRONIS can detect drones even before they take off.

Raytheon Intelligence & Space and SkyGrid UAM collaboration

Raytheon Intelligence & Space, a Raytheon Technologies business, announced a new collaboration with SkyGrid, a Boeing, SparkCognition company. SkyGrid will deploy RI&S’ revolutionary next-generation air traffic controller workstation, Multi-platform ATC Re-hosting Solution, or MARS.

Solace Technology helps the FAA streamline data flow

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using Solace’s market-leading event streaming and management platform to efficiently collect and distribute the real-time information required to power their NextGen Weather Systems.

ATCA Annual is in full swing

ATCA Annual is now underway, although in a substantially different format, 100% virtual. ATM is covering the show and will bring you coverage of any news and highlights from the general and educational sessions.

Rohde & Schwarz delivers IP-based ATC communications to Thailand

Rohde & Schwarz has been awarded a contract by Aeronautical Radio of Thailand (AEROTHAI) to deliver voice over IP (VoIP) capable air traffic control (ATC) communications and a remote monitoring and control solution (RCMS) from its CERTIUM portfolio.

Rohde & Schwarz offers full IP solutions for the modernization of US Airspace

ATCA Annual: Rohde & Schwarz USA, Inc. introduces CERTIUM, an advanced IP based ATC communications suite that constitutes a one-stop-shop for an ATC communications system

2020 ATM Awards Shortlist

Announcing ATM Awards 2020 Shortlist candidates

ENAIRE promotes the digital exchange of aviation information in Europe with EUROCONTROL

ENAIRE became the first air navigation manager in Europe to connect its systems to EUROCONTROL through the continental communications network called NewPENS (PanEuropean Network Services).

Thales highlights the challenges facing drone safety

ATM spoke with Todd Donovan, Vice President of Airspace Mobility Solutions at Thales USA as a follow on their recent announcement that to integrate new and existing infrastructure into a cloud-based traffic management software as a service (SaaS) platform supporting users at the Grand Sky network operations facility near Grand Forks, North Dakota.

EUROCAE and GUTMA sign Memorandum of Understanding

The Global UTM Association (GUTMA) and EUROCAE have come together to support one another in creating a greater contribution to the development and promotion of industry standards for UTM and U-Space.

Belgian Air Force accepts Rohde & Schwarz communications system with red/black separation

After several weeks of intensive testing with the Belgian Armed Forces, Rohde & Schwarz recently passed a site acceptance test for a voice communications system with red/black separation, delivered to the Belgian Ministry of Defense (MoD).

Fallback solutions evolving towards new opportunities

ATM recently spoke with 42 Solutions about its fallback solution Merlin. How it’s being used in live applications now and how it might evolve in the future.

Skyward in motion:  providing end-to-end drone support 

ATM recently had the opportunity to speak with Skyward to better understand their portfolio of solutions. Although many people know that Skyward is a part of Verizon, you may not know that it started as a venture-backed startup looking to bring parallels from aviation to drones.

Nokia Expands Aviation Presence

Nokia seems to be doing a good job at transitioning its technology and lessons learned within the Telecoms and IT sector into the Aviation sector. It only stands to reason that these technologies that have already been adopted in many other forms of transportation and public safety would ultimately make their way into this sector. 

ATM Issue 4 2020 Feature Premium

Air Traffic Management Issue 4 2020

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

Heathrow gets surveillance improvements

Project results in the update of 31 multilateration ground stations and the installation of a further 21 new stations

Building Blockchain

The aviation industry needs to keep a close eye on developments in blockchain technology, says Amit Ganjoo of ANRA Technologies

NATS report charts further environmental progress

Air traffic controllers at NATS helped enable more than 30,000 tonnes of CO2 savings during the past financial year through the greater use of direct aircraft routings, smoother climbs and descents and the more efficient use of airspace.

DRONAMICS Announces World’s First Cargo Droneport Network

The DRONAMICS European Droneport Network is the world’s first cargo droneport network and includes private airports and airport groups operating more than 35 airports in 11 European countries, connecting 300 million people with a low-cost same-day cargo service.

Norway to become first Nordic country to implement a UTM system

Being at the forefront of the drone development, the technically advanced UTM solution will provide Avinor Air Navigation Services the means to accelerate safe integration of drones and help to further increase the use of this technology in Norwegian airspace for years to come.

Singapore moves one step closer to Urban Air Mobility

Although there was some question about the viability of the Singapore Airshow under the shadow of the Coronavirus. The show went ahead and important business is being conducted.

What is Space-Based ADS-B?

Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) is an air traffic surveillance technology that relies on aircraft broadcasting their identity, a precise GPS position and other information derived from on-board systems.