Aviation is the key market segment for European GNSS. In fact, EGNOS was designed for aviation. In brief, GNSS programmes like EGNOS have revolutionized the way we fly. It has created more access to small airports, increased safety and facilitated business across Europe. Across the commercial, regional, general and business aviation sectors and from airports to OEMs and the end user - everyone is benefitting from EGNOS.
Aviation in Action
16 January 2020A recent project funded by the European Commission has carried out technical and financial studies aiming at supporting the standardisation process for EGNSS in drones (also known as UAS or RPAS), in line with the Space Strategy for Europe regarding fostering the use of EGNSS in aviation.
20 December 2019Even though the General Aviation (GA) community undertakes millions of flights on aircraft equipped with GNSS-receivers, it is not taking full advantage of the technology. It is a priority of the European GNSS Agency (GSA) to support GA by facilitating instrument procedures with EGNOS. As a first...
20 December 2019This has been a year of tremendous growth for the GSA, Galileo, EGNOS and the European Space Programme as a whole. We hit the ground running in 2019, buoyed by a wave of optimism following the successful European Space Week, held in in Marseille last December.
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LPV procedures operational in 243 European airports
airports across EU with LPV procedures
EGNOS based procedures at 320 airports & helipads
Aviation in the media
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Aviation R&D projects