Bjorn’s Corner: Largest navigation change since radar, Part 8

August 03, 2018, ©. Leeham News: In seven articles we have discussed the largest change in how air navigation is done since the Second World War when Radar was invented. It’s time to summarize the changes and what… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Largest navigation change since radar, Part 7

July 27, 2018, ©. Leeham News: Last week we discussed new air navigation procedures which can benefit from the universal adoption of ADS-B. Now we shall discuss some other needed developments for air navigation. The complement, and long-term… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Over the oceans, use FANS

08 July 2016, ©. Leeham Co: We have over the last Corners described the future Air Traffic Management systems as a combination of ADS-B and Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications, CPDLC. What to do when there are no ground stations that… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Transponders, the kingpin of safe air navigation, Part 3.

June 3, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: Over the past few weeks, we have described how transponders go from being little more capable than the WW2 IFF that they were developed from, to how they will act as information beacons,… Read More