Succesful Helicopter RNP-AR simulations

The Swiss Helicopter Emergency and Medical Services (HEMS) operator REGA has successfully tested in the AW109SP Full Flight Simulator the most challenging Performance Based Navigation (PBN) procedures today existing for the aviation industry: RNP-AR. The procedure was tested in Switzerland last 9th of June. RNP-AR procedures have the particularity of containing a curved segment in the final approach […]

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Pildo Labs hosts PBN Workshop

Last 19th and 20th of May, Pildo Labs held a PBN (Performance based navigation) Workshop within the frame of the CaBilAvi Project, which aims to provide Capacity Building for the European countries currently benefiting from EGNOS coverage. The workshop counted with the participation of Representatives of the balkan countries from the Civil Aviation Authority of Montenegro, […]

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Pildo Labs supports Airbus helicopters

Pildo Labs supports Airbus world’s first environmentally-friendly helicopter On May 12, Airbus Helicopters succesfully achieved another demonstration for eco-friendly rotorcraft operations using an H175 helicopter to fly low-noise IFR approaches to the heliport of Toulouse-Blagnac airport in south-western France, being the first helicopter manufacturer to demonstrate such helicopter-specific IFR procedures. The design and integration of […]

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Pildo Labs in the ATM World Congress

The third edition of the World ATM Congress took place in Madrid last 10th to 12th of March, featuring aviation leaders and experts from around the world. PildoLabs participated in this important event, and had the opportunity to meet with other key aviation stakeholders and some of their partners, for discussing the newest and most […]

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EGNOS present at the ICAO PBN workshop

During the first week of April the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) organised in Minsk a workshop dedicated to PBN implementation and procedure design provisions. The event was attended by representatives coming from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Italy, Kazakhstan, Republic of Moldova and Russian Federation. The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and Pildo Labs took part in […]

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Magnific project takes off in Africa

On 10 February 2015 the MAGNIFIC Project (Multiplying in Africa European Global Navigation Initiatives) has been launched. It is a project funded by the European GNSS Agency in the frame of H2020 Space programme. MAGNIFIC aims at promoting an African EGNOS and Galileo Early services, and supporting the awareness and capacity building in Africa to […]

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G-MOTIT Project launch by Pildo Wessex

G-MOTIT’s Kick off meeting took place in Barcelona last friday, January 23rd, with the participation of the European GNSS Agency (GSA), promoter of the project. In the context of the European Commission H2020 funding Program, Pildo Wessex, is now leading an Intelligent Transport Systems innovative Project. MOTIT is a unique electric scooter sharing service, developed in order to solve […]

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Flight validation trials at Burgas Airport

In 2015 BULATSA intends to publish PBN procedures for Burgas airport (Bulgaria) validated within the NASCIO project. The implementation of Performance Based Navigation (PBN) procedures for Burgas airport is on its final approach for landing. In 2012 BULATSA commenced the work on the procedure design for implementation of new procedures based on satellite technology (GNSS) for the […]

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EGNOS Flights by Pildo Labs, ONDA & DHMI

On December 2014, Pildo Labs, in cooperation with the national air navigation service providers (ONDA and DHMI) and local operators, performed the first EGNOS approaches (APV SBAS) at Tetouan and Balikesir airports. The Tetouan demonstration counted as well with the support of the commercial airline Royal Air Maroc Express. In the Moroccan case, this is the second […]

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EGNOS trial approaches

 Successful EGNOS trial approaches at Sabadell and La Seu d’Urgell airports Last September 2014, Pildo Labs and Aeroclub Barcelona-Sabadell performed a double EGNOS flight campaing at Sabadell and La Seu d’Urgell airports. The aim of this activity was to demonstrate the feasibility for the implementation and operation of EGNOS approaches in such a challenging areas […]

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