Steve Maybee, Edmonton International Airport’s VP of Operations and Infrastructure, details how by welcoming Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into its airspace, an airport’s operations will need to adapt and evolve.
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A drone has been used for data collection at Edmonton Airport to predict when to conduct preventative maintenance on its runways.
Ben Kiff, Managing Director, NATS, Middle East and Asia Pacific (MEAP) details the initiatives NATS are deploying globally – but specifically in APAC – to ensure quality ATM.
Intelligent Approach works by dynamically calculating the optimum time between arriving aircraft based on their type and the prevailing weather conditions.
The same technology NATS used at Heathrow is now being implemented at Toronto Pearson to help improve flight punctuality at the airport.
For the first time, air traffic controllers now have real-time data on the position of planes anywhere in the world, including previously unsurveilled airspace.
Partnering with Aireon, the IAA has invested in technology which can pinpoint the location of aircraft, making the skies safer.
The US' Federal Aviation Authority and Canada's air navigation service provider have conducted further trials of an ADS-B system as both prepare to roll out the technology nation wide.
1 November 2016 | By International Airport Review
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17 December 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review
Nav Canada, the civil air navigation services provider, has announced a Terminal Surveillance Radar (TSR) upgrade project at 12 locations in an investment totalling $125 million.
9 May 2013 | By NAV CANADA
NAV CANADA air traffic controllers are now handling flights at the busy Edmonton International Airport...