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Press Releases from DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH (19 total)

DFS and Atech deliver air traffic flow management system for India

At the end of July, the Brazilian system manufacturer Atech won the bid issued by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to provide an air traffic flow management (ATFM) system. Atech and the German air navigation service provider DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung are supplying the system SkyFlow together on a partnership basis worldwide. The solution will be implemented within the next 2 1/2 years. In the project, DFS will contribute their

Cooperation between DFS and LVNL: New Arrival Manager for Amsterdam

A new arrival management system will support air traffic controllers in organising incoming air traffic at Schiphol Amsterdam Airport. The system is being introduced as part of a cooperation agreement between the German air navigation service provider, DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, and its Dutch counterpart, Air Traffic Control the Netherlands (LVNL). The new arrival manager will be put into service at the beginning of 2015. The Advanced Arrival Management System (A-AMAN) from

Alerting system for Mode S interrogator code conflicts: Latvian ANSP selects DFS …

The Latvian air navigation service provider Latvijas Gaisa Satiksme (LGS) will introduce the Mode S Interrogator Code Conflict Alerter (MICCA) of the German air navigation service provider DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung which detects and displays Mode S target acquisition problems in real time. The main feature of the application is to identify interrogator code conflicts which can result in aircraft not being detected by one or more Mode S sensors. By

Consulting services for Russia: DFS to develop operational concept for Novosibir …

In December last year, the Siberian airport operator JSC Airport Tolmachevo and the western Siberian branch of the Russian air navigation services authority State ATM Corporation, secured the services of the German air navigation service provider DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung to develop an operational concept for simultaneous operations of the two runways at Novosibirsk Tolmachevo Airport. As part of this, DFS will also develop satellite-based approach and departure procedures. Simultaneous use

Multi-sensor data-fusion: DFS system "Phoenix" starts operations at Almaty Inter …

The air navigation service provider of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazaeronavigatsia, is now using the multi-sensor data-fusion system Phoenix from the German air navigation service provider, DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung. It was chosen for air traffic control service in their new contingency tower at Almaty International Airport. The system went into operation at the end of last year. Thus, the software development and implementation of Phoenix were conducted on schedule within

ATC Global 2011: DFS introduces the Distant Aerodrome Control Service

DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH will be introducing its Distant Aerodrome Control Service for the first time at the ATC Global Amsterdam from 8 to 10 March. Using the Distant Aerodrome Control Service, aerodrome controllers can switch between the display of visual information and sensor data. They are no longer primarily reliant on the direct out-of-window view. Aerodrome control is now possible both from distant locations as well as under poor

ATC Global: New in-house developments by DFS

At ATC Global, stand H 208, the German air navigation service provider DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH will be showing several of its new developments and solutions for the air traffic services community. A newly built tower console will be at the stand plus the further enhanced radar data processing system Phoenix and its new flight data processing component, as well as a new position logging system for the electronic recording

European project for integration of UAS: Unmanned aircraft to conquer the skies

The European project INOUI for the integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into non-segregated airspace – airspace where all air traffic is authorised to fly according to established procedures – will present its research results at a forum in Cologne, Germany, on 1 and 2 December. The forum is open to all interested UAS stakeholders. Around one hundred participants have already registered. INOUI is commissioned by the Directorate General for

Aviation legislation: International rules and regulations at the click of a mous …

DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH has expanded its range of air law publications to include the digital English-language compilation “Airlaw eBook”, which contains European and international legal instruments. The “Airlaw eBook” contains, for instance, the Chicago, the Warsaw and the Montreal Conventions, which are of major importance in aviation. The compilation also includes aviation-related European instruments, such as the EC Treaty, Conventions of the EU and the EC, Air Transport Agreements

Tannkosh 2009: Every hundredth pilot a winner

One by one, the aircraft approach and land on the grass runway. Single-engines, twin-engines, modern model aircraft as well as classic and vintage aircraft, helicopters and warbirds reach the annual aircraft event in Tannheim second by second. Every hundredth pilot who has landed will be lucky to win an electronic pilot's logbook. This year, DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH will hold a draw for the recently published “Aviator eLogbook” from 17

Dubai Airport Show 2009: “Prepared when growth resumes”

“The ATM community should see the economic downturn as a chance and use the time wisely to plan ahead. This will enable us to be prepared when growth resumes,” says Achim Baumann, Regional Manager Middle East at DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH, one of Europe’s largest air navigation service providers (ANSP). Baumann knows that the declining numbers in air transport are not only an issue in Europe but also in the

New publication: Crossing borders, visiting neighbouring countries

Spring is in the air, and the new flying season is taking off. For all those who intend to make the most of the nice weather with a cross-border flight, we offer a helpful reference book for flight preparation. The German air navigation service provider DFS has compiled the new “Cross Border Information” publication, a handbook for VFR flights to Germany's nine neighbouring countries Denmark, Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria,

DFS at the AERO trade exhibition: ICAO charts, aeronautical information service …

At the International Trade Exhibition for General Aviation AERO taking place in Friedrichshafen from 2 to 5 April, DFS experts at stand A7 / 418 will provide information about aeronautical publications, aeronautical information services and flight information services. Since 12 March, the new ICAO 1:500 000 charts 2009 for German airspace as well as the associated glider editions have been available. At the DFS stand, visitors can order the ICAO

ATC Global 2009: “Efficiency more important than ever”

The air transport industry has faced a considerable decline in passenger numbers due to the worldwide economic downturn. “In such times, efficient and economical behaviour is more important than ever – also in air navigation service provision”, states Stefan Lentz, head of commercial business at DFS, the German air navigation service provider (ANSP). “When offering consulting services, training measures and ATM solutions, in addition to safety and service aspects, we

New arrival: Electronic pilot’s logbook by DFS

Now flight times can be documented digitally. DFS has released its new “Aviator eLogbook” on CD-ROM, which meets the Joint Aviation Requirements of European civil aviation authorities. The information entered can be displayed and printed as pages in a pilot’s logbook. This allows pilots to carry the pages on every flight. DFS will unveil the “Aviator eLogbook” at the Aero exhibition in Friedrichshafen between 2 and 5 April. The electronic pilot’s

Graphical Meteorological Display System Enhancing planning reliability and capac …

A new meteorological data display system assists controllers in assessing weather conditions more accurately. Up-to-date meteorological information about lightning and precipitation is displayed on a screen, showing sector boundaries, aerodromes and navigational aids. This makes it easy to locate the geographical area. DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH developed this Graphical Meteorological Display System (GMET) in cooperation with the German Meteorological Service (DWD). The prototype will be unveiled between 17 and 19

Inter Airport India 2008: DFS presents its solutions in India

The German air navigation service provider DFS will, for the first time, present its consulting services, training and own proven solutions in India at the Inter Airport exhibition from 11 to 13 September. At the German pavilion (hall 12, stand A 101), DFS will place a special focus on its multi-radar and air situation data processing and display system Phoenix. The system is now implemented at more than 17 international

Cross-border communication key to sustainable capacity growth

Air traffic control experts highlight challenges of high-density airspaces in Dubai Newly constructed airports and the modernisation of existing infrastructures, coupled with unprecedented airline expansions are leading to explosive air traffic growth in the Middle East. This growth will cause air congestion, said air traffic control experts of the German air navigation service provider DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH at the Airport Show in Dubai, which is taking place from 2 to

Dubai Airshow 2007: German air navigation service provider DFS presents its cons …

The German air navigation service provider DFS will for the first time present its consulting, simulation and training solutions at its own stand during the Dubai Airshow from 11 to 15 November. In the West Hall at Stand 810, DFS will also display the next generation of its arrival management system 4D Planner, the multiradar tracking and air situation display system PHOENIX and the air traffic management simulator NEWSIM. The

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