Operational implementation of ASEPS using ADS-B in the NAT Region

On 28 March 2019, an operational trial of Advanced Surveillance-Enhanced Procedural Separation (ASEPS) using ADS-B started in the NAT Region. ASEPS allows to reduce longitudinal separation to 14NM and lateral separation to 19NM. ASEPS is based on the use of space-based ADS-B service and requires RNP4 and RCP240. With...

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08 Dec, 2020

SPI IR: reminder to all concerned air operators of their stipulated obligations

December 7th 2020 marks the passing of the first deadline for the implementation of EU Regulation 1207/2011, amended by Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2020/587, commonly referred to as the SPI IR. On the occasion of this milestone SESAR Deployment Manager wishes to remind all concerned air operators of their...

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07 Dec, 2020

ED-102B/DO-260C clears another milestone

On September 15th, 2020, draft ED-102B/DO-260C was approved for submission to the EUROCAE Council and the RTCA PMC for approval and subsequent publication, which is now expected to occur in December. ED-102B/DO-260C is the emerging standard for future ADS-B, offering significant improvements in bandwidth and new data items. It...

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16 Sep, 2020


On 18 August 2020, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) released the Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC) and Guidance Material (GM) to the Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1207/2011 – Surveillance Performance and Interoperability (SPI) Regulation, to ensure its harmonised implementation for airborne and ground-based surveillance systems. The...

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20 Aug, 2020