Happy 95th birthday Qantas

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Happy 95th birthday Qantas

16 Nov 2015

We wished Qantas a very happy 95th birthday on 16 November with a special message attached to the landing clearance given to the ‘Retro Roo II’ on its arrival at Sydney Airport.

Airservices welcomes the A350 to Australia

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Airservices welcomes the A350 to Australia

5 Aug 2014

Airservices air traffic controllers in Melbourne and Sydney helped guide the first Airbus A350 XWB (Extra Wide Body) to visit Australia into Sydney Airport this morning, where it landed on Runway 34L shortly after 6.30 am.

A350 departs Sydney

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A350 departs Sydney

5 Aug 2014

Airservices air traffic controllers in Melbourne and Sydney helped guide the first Airbus A350 to visit Australia across to New Zealand.

A350 visits Sydney

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A350 visits Sydney

5 Aug 2014

Airservices air traffic controllers in Melbourne and Sydney helped guide the first Airbus A350 to visit Australia into Sydney Airport, where it landed on Runway 34L shortly after 6.30 am.

Commissioning of SmartPath at Sydney Airport

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Commissioning of SmartPath at Sydney Airport

2 Jul 2014

Pictured left to right: Nickolas Varvaris, Member for Barton, the Hon. Warren Truss, Deputy Prime Minister, Gordon Young, Senior Engineering Specialist and Mark Rodwell, Acting Chief Executive Officer for Airservices.

Commissioning of SmartPath at Sydney Airport

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Commissioning of SmartPath at Sydney Airport

2 Jul 2014

Pictured left to right: Tony Mathews, Airservices Board Member, Gareth Evans, Qantas Chief Financial Officer, Kerrie Mather, Sydney Airport CEO, Mark Rodwell, Acting Chief Executive Officer for Airservices, the Hon. Warren Truss, Deputy Prime Minister and Brian Davis, Vice President, Airlines, Asia Pacific, Honeywell Aerospace.

SmartPath at Sydney Airport

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SmartPath at Sydney Airport

2 Jul 2014

The SmartPath technology (otherwise known as a Ground Based Augmentation System, GBAS), is a precision approach and landing system allowing suitably equipped aircraft to land within one metre of the runway centre line in low visibility conditions.

SmartPath at Sydney Airport

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SmartPath at Sydney Airport

2 Jul 2014

The SmartPath technology (otherwise known as a Ground Based Augmentation System, GBAS), is a precision approach and landing system allowing suitably equipped aircraft to land within one metre of the runway centre line in low visibility conditions.

SmartPath at Sydney Airport

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SmartPath at Sydney Airport

2 Jul 2014

The SmartPath technology (otherwise known as a Ground Based Augmentation System, GBAS), is a precision approach and landing system allowing suitably equipped aircraft to land within one metre of the runway centre line in low visibility conditions.

SmartPath at Sydney Airport

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SmartPath at Sydney Airport

2 Jul 2014

The SmartPath technology (otherwise known as a Ground Based Augmentation System, GBAS), is a precision approach and landing system allowing suitably equipped aircraft to land within one metre of the runway centre line in low visibility conditions.

SmartPath at Sydney Airport

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SmartPath at Sydney Airport

2 Jul 2014

The SmartPath technology (otherwise known as a Ground Based Augmentation System, GBAS), is a precision approach and landing system allowing suitably equipped aircraft to land within one metre of the runway centre line in low visibility conditions.

Aircraft at Sydney Airport

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Aircraft at Sydney Airport

5 Jun 2014

Aircraft landing at Sydney Airport. Sydney Airport is Australia’s busiest airport and sees around 36 million passengers annually.

Sydney terminal area radar

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Sydney terminal area radar

1 Jan 2014

The Sydney Terminal Area Radar (TAR). The white-coloured dome covers the spinning radar head protecting it from the coastal elements.

Sydney air traffic control tower

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Sydney air traffic control tower

1 Jan 2014

Air traffic controllers at Sydney Tower. Tower controllers are responsible for all aircraft and vehicle movements on the taxi ways, runways and in the immediate vicinity of the aerodrome.

Aviation rescue fire fighting truck

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Aviation rescue fire fighting truck

1 Jan 2014

A Mk8 ultra-large fire vehicle. As the largest fire fighting vehicle in Australia, the Mk8 weighs 30 tonnes when fully loaded with 10,000 litres of water and foam. They enable fire fighters to respond to any incident at the airport within three minutes.

Sydney air traffic control tower

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Sydney air traffic control tower

1 Jan 2014

Inside Airservices air traffic control tower at Sydney Airport. Tower controllers are responsible for all aircraft and vehicle movements on the taxi ways, runways and in the immediate vicinity of the aerodrome.

Terminal area radar

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Terminal area radar

1 Jan 2014

The Sydney terminal area radar (TAR). The white-coloured dome covers the spinning radar head protecting it from the coastal elements.

Terminal area radar

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Terminal area radar

1 Jan 2014

The Sydney terminal area radar (TAR). The white-coloured dome covers the spinning radar head protecting it from the coastal elements.

Terminal area radar

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Terminal area radar

1 Jan 2014

The Sydney terminal area radar (TAR). The white-coloured dome covers the spinning radar head protecting it from the coastal elements.

Instrument landing system upgrade for Sydney

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Instrument landing system upgrade for Sydney

22 Feb 2013

Airservices has commenced upgrade works on the existing instrument landing system (ILS) installed on the main runway at Sydney to enable enhanced navigation for pilots during low visibility conditions.

Airservices makes skies safe for pilots

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Airservices makes skies safe for pilots

14 Feb 2013

If you see a low-flying aircraft in your area this month, don’t be alarmed, chances are it’s Airservices Flight Inspection Service (FIS) checking the navigational aids used by pilots daily.

Airservices welcomes Scoot to Sydney

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Airservices welcomes Scoot to Sydney

5 Jun 2012

Airservices air traffic controllers and aviation fire fighters have welcomed Singapore Airlines’ low-cost offshoot, Scoot Airlines, on its inaugural flight to Sydney this morning.