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  • Helping Airlines to Understand the European PBN Mandate

    Dec 19, 2018
    GUEST BLOGGER – Víctor Álvarez, Service Adoption Expert at ESSP SAS (EGNOS Service Provider)
    Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the 2018 EU Space Week, a series of workshops, conferences, and sessions organised by the European GNSS Agency around three EU Space Programmes: Copernicus, EGNOS[i], and Galileo. During its 3rd day, I paid particular attention to a presentation by EASA, titled ‘When PBN-IR opens the doors for a larger EGNOS deployment[ii].’
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  • EGNOS Benefits: Not Just for Business Aviation Aircraft

    Nov 28, 2018
    Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    With increasing airspace congestion, Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) is becoming an extremely valuable technology for European aircraft operators. Approach procedures utilizing SBAS technology are widespread throughout North America as the FAA has focused on its implementation over the past 10 years.
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  • NBAA-BACE 2018: Energy, Excitement & a Focus on the Future

    Oct 25, 2018
    Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Thank you to everyone that joined us during the 2018 NBAA – Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (BACE) in Orlando, Florida. We believe that NBAA President and CEO, Ed Bolen, said it best:
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  • Data Comm: The Next Step in the FAA NextGen Roadmap

    Sep 27, 2018
    Robert Randall, U.S. Senior Sales Manager
    You have most likely heard the term ‘FANS’ or ‘Future Air Navigation System’ if you operate in oceanic routes, where it’s required. However, have you heard of Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC)? It’s much larger than FANS and it’s in place and enabled today...
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  • Avionics and the North American Pilot Shortage: Who’s Going to Fly the Plane?

    Aug 21, 2018
    Norm Matheis, Canadian Regional Sales Manager
    A recent piece in AVIONICS magazine told the story of an experiment with a group of young Avianca (Colombia) pilots. The young, non-native English-speaking, non-military pilots demonstrated in a 787 simulator temporarily modified with synthetic-vision displays. One goal was for them to learn to use synthetic vision to land the airplane under some stressful situations.
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