To further understand Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) as recently communicated via our press release, Andrew Andersen from Australian Flying explains what it means for general aviation in this feature.
Airservices Australia has successfully trialled a new, advanced satellite navigation system aimed at improving safety and efficiency at regional and rural airports.
A pioneering new trial led by Airservices Australia will use advanced satellite positioning to guide aircraft to within a few metres, improving safety and efficiency in our skies.
Airservices Australia and the Department of Defence have this week signed contracts signifying a major milestone in unifying the nation’s civil and military air traffic management systems.
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.
Airservices experienced a software issue affecting Sydney Airport’s air traffic control and management system, resulting in major disruptions to flight operations this morning.
Airservices Australia has added six new sites to its weather camera portal which allows pilots to view actual weather conditions at locations across the country.
An aircraft landing system known as SmartPath has been activated at Melbourne Airport with the new installation being the second of its type in the southern hemisphere.
Airservices Australia is undertaking industry consultation on the viability of designing and installing a Long Range Air Traffic Flow Management (LR-ATFM) System for Australian airspace.
Airservices Australia has today announced it has launched a new portal that features camera views of weather conditions at locations around Australia.
Airservices Australia is today asking the general aviation industry to take part in a survey to help ensure a weather camera network is installed in locations that will deliver the greatest safety benefit.
The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) has upheld the approval of the installation of an instrument landing system (ILS) at Gold Coast Airport.
VHF omnidirectional range
Non directional beacon tower
Santa visited Airservices air traffic control facility in Melbourne recently ahead of his visit on Christmas. Mr Claus check outs the airport’s Instrument Landing System’s glide path tower which will provide him with vertical guidance to the runway on Christmas Eve.
Santa visited Airservices at Melbourne Airport recently ahead of his visit on Christmas Eve. Technical Officer, Neil Goodgame, shows Mr Claus Airservices VHF Omin-direction Range navigation aid which he will use on Christmas Eve while navigating the skies above Australia.
Airservices today announced plans to install 13 new Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) ground stations to enhance its coverage of satellite-based air traffic surveillance in Australia’s airspace.