TAG: Airbus

Airbus Farmstar service improved with new recommendations

December 5, 2016By

Farmstar, a service of Airbus Defence and Space and ARVALIS – Institut du végétal for precision farming based on satellite information, has been further improved. New images acquired by the SPOT 6 and SPOT 7 satellites will make it possible to issue intra-field recommendations for areas as small as 1 hectare. Also,  new interactive advice is provided for nitrogen input... read more

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EGNOS Dream Now a Reality

June 29, 2015By

Toulouse, France, an aerospace city and the center of the French aerospace industry, was the birthplace of EGNOS, Europe’s satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS), in 1994. So it was appropriate that the first-ever EGNOS Flight Event was organized there in May by the European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the European Commission. EGNOS is the acronym for European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service.... read more

The Business — June 2015

June 1, 2015By

The Business section from the June 2015 issue. Download the PDF. Includes: Hemisphere GNSS Releases Next-Generation GNSS RTK Engine CHC Introduces LT500 Handheld Apple Buys Coherent Navigation Forsberg Acquires StarLink Products Trimble Module Combines GNSS, MEMS Airbus A350 Airliner Comes EGNOS-Capable Briefs Events read more

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The System: SBAS Agree to Common Message

June 1, 2015By

Aircraft navigation and safety will benefit from enhanced, reliable satellite navigation signals on a seamless basis across much of the world in the 2020–2025 timeframe. read more

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Airbus Helicopters Selects Honeywell Navigation System

February 25, 2014By

Honeywell Aerospace’s LASEREF VI navigation system has been selected by Airbus Helicopters for its light helicopter platforms, the EC145 T2 and EC645 T2 family. The LASEREF inertial reference unit (IRU) allows helicopter operators to always have an autonomous navigation source available in the absence of a GNSS and radio navigation. The capability is especially useful when navigating during a mission... read more