Aviation in action

Horizon 2020 promotes user services across all market segments

02 February 2015
Recently, research and development in E-GNSS has undergone a major shift from being technology driven to being user driven, and the Second Call of Horizon 2020 is set to promote this market focus.

Horizon 2020: new funding opportunities for European GNSS Applications

28 January 2015
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) recently held a workshop on funding opportunities for European GNSS Applications in Horizon 2020.

New EGNOS Service Definition Document released

23 December 2014
The European GNSS Agency on behalf of the European Commission has released the new version for the three EGNOS Service Definition Documents (SDD) already available for the EGNOS users.

Groningen Airport Eelde First for LPV in the Netherlands

10 December 2014
The Groningen Airport Eelde (GAE) is pioneering satellite-based landing procedures in the Netherlands with the publication of two LPV (Localiser Performance with Vertical Guidance) procedures. These new, EGNOS-enabled procedures improve accuracy and safety when aircraft land in a cost effective way. This development was supported by the European GNSS Agency (GSA) funded FP7 project ACCEPTA that is working to implement LPV procedures across Europe.

Building on Success to Prepare for the Future

17 November 2014
The European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) is Europe's first venture into satellite navigation. To support its uptake across all market segments, the European Satellite Services Provider (ESSP), in collaboration with the European GNSS Agency (GSA), organized an annual EGNOS Service Provision Workshop.

Helicopter Industry Goes for the EGNOS Advantage

12 November 2014
Exhibiting for the first time at a rotorcraft trade show, the European GNSS Agency (GSA), took the Helitech International stage to promote the many benefits that EGNOS brings to the helicopter sector.

New EGNOS Working Agreements Signed

06 November 2014
The EGNOS Service Provider ESSP, in-line with the service expansion plans set-out by the GSA, has signed new Working Agreements with Slovak and Romanian air navigation service providers (ANSPs), paving the way for the two countries to begin introducing EGNOS-based LPV approach procedures.

EGNOS Flying High at ERA

20 October 2014
The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) returned to Barcelona for its 2014 General Assembly, held 30 September to 2 October. At the event, EGNOS – the European space-based augmentation system – highlighted its role in enhancing and expanding regional airline operations in Europe.

Gothenburg City Airport pioneers LPV approach in Sweden

24 September 2014
Gothenburg City airport is leading the way in Sweden for satellite-based landing procedures enabled by Europe’s EGNOS system – improving accuracy and safety when aircraft land in a very cost effective way.

GSA and Eurocontrol Announce Cooperation Agreement

15 September 2014
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and Eurocontrol plan to leverage synergies to enhance aviation safety, improve air traffic management and better the aviation user experience.

GSA Launches EGNOS Adoption for Aviation Grant

20 August 2014
European GNSS Agency (GSA) launches a call for proposals to increase EGNOS adoption in civil aviation.

EGNOS and Galileo: Navigation Solutions Powered by Europe

07 August 2014
European citizens from all walks of life will rely on Galileo and EGNOS. To demonstrate how, the GSA has launched a new video giving viewers an inside look at the many ways European satellite navigation is bettering their day-to-day lives.

FilGAPP and Rockwell Collins Partner to Power EU Aviation

17 July 2014
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

16 July 2014
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.

EGNOS for LPV in the Euromed Countries

07 July 2014
Delegates from the Euromed aviation community recently met in Tunis to debate the use of EGNOS for LPV procedures in the region.
 

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