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Wingly- revolution in General Aviation?

Last month I participated in the Annual EASA Safety Conference in Bratislava. The talks focused on emerging business models and new technologies in aviation. The six panels included a wide and interesting variety of topics- including 3D printing of aircraft parts, …

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The Bank is Empty…

I recently attended the EUROCONTROL Agency Research Teams (ARTs) Airport Capacity Worksop hosted by ISDEFE in Madrid in September. The workshop caught my eye for the variety technical topics to be presented. Bob Graham, Head of Airport Research at EUROCONTROL, …

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Reflections on a Sneak Peek

The process for public funding of SESAR deployment is already well established. Last week I attended the SESAR Deployment Managers “Sneak Peek” event in advance of the INEA CEF Transport 2016 call for proposals. The event clearly illustrated the maturity of …

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Where next for Remote Tower?

A couple of weeks ago I had the honour of being invited by Frequentis to speak about the business case for Remote Towers as part of their webinar.  Just under 200 registrants from 119 organisations worldwide tuned in to hear …

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The Airspace Classification Challenge

It nearly escaped my attention that that Commission Regulation (EC) No 730/2006 was repealed by the latest amendments to the Standardised European Rules of the Air (SERA). Actually the only regulatory provision, that all airspace above FL195 shall be classified …

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