EFLA aerodrome published the first-ever LPV to a Non-Instrument Runway End (NIRE) in Class G airspaceOctober 06, 2023
In January 2023, the Lahti-Vesivehmaa Aerodrome (ICAO code: EFLA), located in southern Finland, two hours to the north of Helsinki, published the first LPV procedure to a Non-Instrument Runway End (NIRE) in Class G (uncontrolled) airspace in Europe; thus, becoming pioneers on the matter and paving the way for many other procedures to come.
EGNOS highlights at European Union Space Week 2022: a multidomain overviewOctober 25, 2022
The EGNOS status session was packed with useful content for EGNOS users, presented by experts from EUSPA and ESSP Interesting case studies of EGNOS implementation in the aviation, maritime, rail and agriculture sectors had a central part during the meeting.
New version of the EDAS Service Definition Document releasedSeptember 13, 2022
The new version of the Service Definition Document (SDD) for the EGNOS Data Access Service (EDAS) has been just released. In this latest version, the SDD has been updated to reflect the service’s latest changes, including the inclusion of Iceland as an EGNOS participant member. Additionally, the SDD captures the GSA’s transition to the European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) and provides up-to-date information on the EDAS performances.
EUSPA taps ESSP for EGNOS service provider roleSeptember 07, 2022
The European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) is Europe’s regional satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS). Used to improve the accuracy and reliability of GNSS positioning information, EGNOS is designed to provide safety of life navigation services to aviation, maritime and land-based users across the EU.
EU Space Week 2022 – registration now open!August 11, 2022
Following two years of online only editions, EU Space Week – Europe’s premiere space event – is back. Happening 3 – 6 October, the 2022 edition will be held as a hybrid event, meaning you can join either online or physically in Prague, the heart of the EU Space Programme.
‘The adoption of EGNOS in European airports will be essential before 2030’June 24, 2022
That is what Charlotte Neyret, ESSP (European Satellite Services Provider) CEO said, as the PBN implementing rule envisages a full PBN environment by that time. In fact from June 2030, all phases of flight should be based on PBN implementations, being conventional navigation restricted to a backup role (with the exception of CAT II, CAT IIIA or CAT IIIB operations). This significantly remarks the role and importance of EGNOS as a key enabler of PBN.
EGNOS makes flying sustainably ‘easy’June 06, 2022
EGNOS, the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service, has revolutionised the way we fly: creating greater access to small and regional airports, increasing safety and facilitating more sustainable flight routes across Europe.
EU Space Week 2022: Addressing user needs through #EUSpaceMay 06, 2022
EU Space Week, the go-to event of for Europe’s space community, is happening 3 – 6 October 2022 in Prague, Czech Republic.