McMurdo Wins NOAA Award to Expand SAR Geographic Areas

McMurdo, the most trusted name in emergency readiness and response, and a 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner, has been awarded a $6.67 million USD contract by the National Oceanic and...

Spire AirSafe Tracking to Prevent & Reduce Response Time to Airline Disasters (Video)

Spire has announced the upcoming availability of a space-based global aircraft tracking service (Spire AirSafe). The service, which will capture and provide the location of all Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) equipped planes,...

SITA to Launch Community Cyber Threat Center (Learn More – Video)

The aviation industry is under increased pressure from cyberattacks that are growing in size and complexity. To meet this challenge SITA is working with its members to develop the SITA Community Cyber...

Chicago Airports Safer Following Active Shooter Training (Video)

Universal Security Staff working at Chicago O'Hare and Chicago Midway Airports recently received advanced Active Shooter Response training from Archway Defense. Guards have been trained to identify, respond, and mitigate acts of...

Miami International Airport, Sita Beacons, Mobility & the IoT

By Maurice Jenkins, Director, Information Systems, Miami International Airport You’re pioneering with mobility: can you give us a flavor of your approach? Our clients across the airport, and our passengers, are telling us...

FAA Suspends Approval of Certain NavWorx ADS-B Units (Learn More)

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today issued an emergency order suspending the authorization NavWorx Inc. uses to manufacture certain Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) navigation units. Such units, when properly...

New FAA Video Stresses Holiday Drone Safety (See it Here)

If you’re one of the lucky people who gets a drone as a holiday present, the Federal Aviation Administration wants you to know how to fly it safely. The agency has released...

FTA Transit & Aviation Team-Up for Safety (Learn More – Video)

By FTA Acting Administrator Carolyn Flowers When you head out the door in the morning, you probably don’t consider the number of organizations that work together to operate, maintain, and oversee the...

ORBIT $4.5M Order for Adv Aircraft Audio Comm Mgmt System

ORBIT Technologies, has received a $4.5 million order from one of the largest aircraft manufacturers worldwide for the development and supply of prototypes of an advanced system for the management of...

Aireon Selected to Evaluate Space-Based ADS-B for German Airspace

Aireon has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH (DFS), Germany's Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) to evaluate the safety, efficiency and cost benefits of space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast...