PRS: A Huge Potential for Europe
The Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) will be a unique feature of the EU’s new Galileo Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). This robust and secure service will be made available to authorised users, such as emergency services, via authorised national authorities. The deployment, implementation and use of PRS was the subject of a recent briefing for Belgian civil authorities at the Royal Military Academy (RMA) in Brussels.
FilGAPP and Rockwell Collins Partner to Power EU Aviation
At the Farnborough International Airshow, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) announced that Rockwell Collins’ flight management system and GNSS receiver enabled the first successful demonstration of advanced arrival and departure flight operations for the FilGAPP programme – the EU’s airspace enhancement project.
GSA and EBAA Join Forces in Support of Airport Access
During the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA), the European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the EBAA announced the launch of strategic discussions aimed at coordinating future joint venture actions to promote implementation of EGNOS at regional airports.
ESNC 2014 Sees Record Number of Entries
The 2014 edition of the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) has seen record numbers of entries – with the European GNSS Agency (GSA) Special Prize being particularly popular. The competition is now in its evaluation stage, selecting the winners that will be announced at the Awards Ceremony in Berlin on 23 October.
EGNOS User? Take Part in our Satisfaction Survey!
We want to know what you think about EGNOS, the services it offers and any ideas you have to improve its quality. To help gather your views, a short EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey has just been launched. Your views matter to us, so please take a few minutes to complete the online questionnaire.
Maritime Getting Ready for Galileo
Already an active user of satellite navigation technology – including EGNOS – the maritime sector is warming up for the launch of Galileo Early Services, which will provide even better performance.
EGNOS for LPV in the Euromed Countries
Delegates from the Euromed aviation community recently met in Tunis to debate the use of EGNOS for LPV procedures in the region.
European Space Solutions 2014: European GNSS for Smart Farming
The business case for employing European GNSS systems in farming is clear – a point further emphasized by this year’s Farming by Satellite winning projects.
Space, Satellites and Sports
With everyone’s attention focused on the World Cup in Brazil, people might not be taking the time to look up. But up there above the football pitches in Brazil – and sporting facilities across Europe – are European GNSS satellites providing a range of services to sports.
European Satellite Navigation Competition Deadline Quickly Approaching
The submission deadline for the 2014 edition of the GSA-sponsored European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) is 30 June.