• Canada announces temporary ban on UAV use

    Flights by model aircraft and recreational unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) weighing between 250 g and 35 kg are now temporarily banned from within 9 km of the centre of any airport, heliport, airfield, or floatplane base in Canada, regulator Transport Canada announced on 16 March 2017. UAV

  • Havana receives A-SMGCS

    Cuban air navigation service provider ECASA has taken delivery of the Almanac airport surface movement guidance and control system (A-SMGCS) from Russian firms CRTS and VNIIRA. The A-SMGCS is now being commissioned at José Martí International Airport in Havana. ECASA picked Almanac after

  • Harris scores fourth VCS21 success

    Harris is supplying its VCS21 voice communication system to the Taiwanese military, for use in its air defence system. Harris will equip 140 controller working positions (CWPs) in Taiwan with the net-centric Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)-based radio and telephony system. "The point is

  • ADB-Safegate unveils single tower display

    On show for the first time at World ATM Congress in Madrid in March, ADB-Safegate exhibited its integrated controller working position (CWP) - incorporating advanced surface movement guidance and control (A-SMGCS) functions, electronic flights strips, and operational information - in one display.

  • Industry seals MOUs with SESAR Deployment Manager

    The SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) confirmed on 24 March that it has signed multiple Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with manufacturers. MOU signatories will work with the SDM on Pilot Common Project implementation, with an emphasis on linking research and deployment with industrialisation. The

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  • Oman and Egypt turn to US consultancy

    Complex projects in the Middle East and North Africa entailed close support US-based construction and project consultancy Hill International is tapping into airport opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa, company executives told Jane's. Hill has strong domestic experience, with a
  • Oshkosh powers up with new version of Striker 8x8

    Oshkosh Airport Products has upgraded its Striker 8x8 aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicle with a more powerful engine and other new features. The new Striker 8x8 will go on public display for the first time on 27-29 April at the 2017 Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in
  • Galaxy arrives in Egypt

    Germany-based Wanzl has completed installation of 80 two-way Galaxy gates to improve staff access control at Egyptian airports. Installations began in late 2016 and were completed in early 2017. Michael Tscharntke, head of the airport business unit at Wanzl, explained to Jane's that all staff were



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