Experimental Centre Revises
The centre has undertaken a thorough
revision of its strategy and organisation. The new organisation took effect on
impact of RVSM
The annual environmental
benefit of RVSM (Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum) is comparable to the
suppression of over 5500 transatlantic flights or 100,000 flights within
Europe. This is equvalent to four days without air traffic in Europe.
Resources for Developing and Evaluating
New Controller Working Positions
New guidance material enriches the CoRe
methodology and toolset.
could be the primary source of congestion delay in 2015
Use of secondary airports and scheduling of flights in less
constrained periods will reduce delays.
What affects a passenger's
choice of plane or high-speed train?
This thesis investigates passenger sensitivity to various parameters
and suggests that, for journeys of up to 750km, passengers would gain
time by taking a high-speed train.
Benefits of Shared Information Flows at
Airports Enhanced quality and accuracy of information provided by
Arrival and Departure Management systems (AMAN/DMAN), supported by
Collaborative Decision Making (CDM) techniques, could improve airport general
Launch of the ASAS
main objective of the ASAS Thematic Network is to accelerate the implementation
of Airborne Separation Assistance Systems in Europe.
Surveillance Testbed - First Phase Completed
AVT, the Package I Surveillance Testbed, was demonstrated in
Heathrow trial of ADS-B
technologies for surface surveillance The results indicate that VDL-4
provides (as expected) by far the best coverage, and also appears to suffer
less from multipath and interference problems. 1090 MHz ES appears to be the
most sensitive link to such problems. In areas of good coverage performance is
not significantly different between the three links.
Performance Simulator (VPS) Now Available VPS offers a number of
advantages compared with the existing SPS simulator.
The Aeronautical Communication
Technologies Simulator (ACTS)
designed to evaluate and optimise any Air/Ground communication system.
Initially, it will be used to refine parameters in VDL2 standards and to
validate the assignment of frequencies planned by the ICAO Frequency Management
Overview of GNSS within EUROCONTROL: Past, Present and
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