28th March 2018 In line with the CAP1616 process, NATS are undertaking a formal consultation on the design principles and priorities for the London Airspace Management Programme 2 airspace changes. NATS have published a presentation outlining the design principles for the airspace change and want to hear comment and feedback from the GA community. The […]
You are browsing archives for
Evaluation of a Pre-Notification Process for Class D Transit...
Extract from AIC Y 095/2017 published today by NATS: In order to improve the timeliness of information available to ATC, an evaluation is to be conducted for flights that are intending to request a crossing clearance of the following Class D CTAs/CTRs in the London Area: • Stansted CTA /CTR; • Luton CTA/CTR; • London […]
Reducing the cost of ADS-B
Another step forward has been announced today in reducing the cost to GA of implementing ADS-B. FASVIG support the voluntary adoption of ADS-B by GA. ADS-B offers great potential for improved traffic situational awareness and flight safety. We want to make installing ADS-B as quick, simple and low cost as possible to ensure that adopting […]
Invitation to participate in Project EVA
Project EVA is one of the SESAR cofunded projects, which are aimed at extensively demonstrating the benefits that SESAR solutions can bring to aviation in Europe. The main objective of Project EVA is to demonstrate a measurable improvement for the probability of a GA pilot visually acquiring proximate traffic when the electronic conspicuity is used […]
Trig Transponder Support for uncertified GPS ADS-B Out
FASVIG is highly supportive of initiatives to increase the voluntary adoption of ADS-B in General Aviation and is working to help make the implementation of ADS-B Out as quick, simple and cost effective for users as possible. See FASVIP VEE.5 ADS-B Out Implementation FASVIG applauds the announcement by the LAA (previously reported here) to open up […]
NATS UK ADS-B 3000ft Coverage Area
This chart, kindly provided by NATS, shows the coverage area of the UK by NATS ADS-B ground receivers for ADS-B Out equipped aircraft flying at 3000ft. The chart is correct as at 30th October 2015. The colours indicate how many ground receiver sites (from one to six) cover the area, according to the legend on […]
NATS Belfast TMA – from Class E to Class D
From the NATS website Proposed change to the Belfast TMA from Class E to Class D This consultation is about a proposed technical change to the classification of Belfast BTMA1 and BTMA2, from Class E to Class D. The period of consultation started on Friday 9th October 2015 and will close at noon on Monday […]
FASVIG goes flying with the Project EVA LPAT Portable ADS-B ...
By Steve Hutt, FASVIG Programme Coordinator It’s been a bit quiet on the NATS/AOPA Project EVA LPAT front so I thought a bit of news would be welcome. On Saturday 26th September 2015 I had the opportunity to take part in a NATS/AOPA Project EVA LPAT flight trial. Back in February 2015 when AOPA put […]
FASVIG now linked on NATS private Customer website
An introduction to FASVIG and links to the FASVIG website are now available to users in the ‘Future Airspace Strategy’ section on NATS private customer website. FASVIG sits there alongside other FAS information regarding such things as the FAS Industry Implementation Group, Northern Terminal Control Area and London Airspace Management Programme.