Seven decades of Perth Tower transformation

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Seven decades of Perth Tower transformation

15 Apr 2019

Perth Airport and its air traffic control tower have had many transformations over the past 80 years. The simple wooden, single-storey tower has long been replaced, most recently by an 80 metre tower opened by then Prime Minister Bob Hawke in 1987. The Perth Airport (which was previously known as Guildford Aerodrome in the late […]

A new system to better communicate weather changes to pilots

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A new system to better communicate weather changes to pilots

4 Oct 2018

Airservices will establish a new system improving the way unexpected but significant weather changes are identified and alerted to pilots. Launching on 8 November 2018, the alerting function of special weather reports (SPECI) will be operating through an upgraded NAIPS system.

Airservices ready and waiting for Santa to visit Australia

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Airservices ready and waiting for Santa to visit Australia

22 Dec 2017

Airservices has today released a video showing the flight path that Santa will take this week that enables him to visit more than nine million homes on Christmas Eve. Santa’s flight path specifies where he will fly on Christmas Eve along with the technology that is fitted to his sleigh.