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IHS Jane’s ATC Awards 2017 Nomination Period Closes

IHS Jane’s ATC Awards 2017 Nomination Period Closes

December 16, 2016

Judging panel assesses entries for IHS Jane’s ATC Awards

LONDON (16 December 2017) – IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that the nomination period has closed for the IHS Jane’s ATC Awards 2017.

Across six categories, a high-level panel of judges is now considering 41 entries.

A short list will be drawn up in January 2017 for each category before the winners are announced on 7 March at an awards ceremony during the World ATM Congress 2017 in Madrid ( register for the conference ).

A list of the entries in alphabetical order follows. More information on all nominations will be published on and in the March 2017 edition of IHS Jane's Airport Review .

The entries:

ADB Safegate: Integrated Tower Solution project at Birmingham Airport, UK

Aerothai: Air Traffic Flow Management platform

Airtel ATN: MTP-400 aeronautical data link test set

AOPA on behalf of Project EVA partners: Electronic Visibility via ADS-B (EVA) project

Austro Control/Slovenia Control: SAXFRA cross-border free route airspace

Boeing: Simultaneous parallel runway curved approaches by designing RNP AR and RNPe

Booz Allen Hamilton: Statistical Methods for Departure Prediction (SMDP)

C Speed, Travis AFB, Energy Siting Clearinghouse: Techniques to improve performance of ATC radars over wind farms

CGH Technologies: ASSET cloud-based SaaS AIM package

Comsoft Solutions: Eurocontrol ARTAS

DECEA Institute of Airspace Control (ICEA) with George Mason University (GMU): ADS-B security

DFS on behalf of ODP consortium partners: Optimised Descent Profiles (ODP)

DSNA, Groupe ADP and partners: First RWSL deployment in Europe at Paris CDG

Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans): Approach Peak Offload procedure

ENAV in partnership with Nav Canada and Searidge Technologies: RACOON remote operation project

Eurocontrol on behalf of iStream partners: iStream arrivals management

Federal Aviation Administration: Data Comm programme

FerroNATS Air Traffic Services: E-co business intelligence tool

Frequentis: Brazilian next-generation ATM network based on SDN

Haige Wings Technologies: EXP5300 series VHF ground-to-air communication radio

IAA, Dublin Airport Authority, Stobart Air: Remote provision of air traffic services

IDS on behalf of PROuD consortium: PBN Rotorcraft Operations Under Demonstration (PROUD) project

Imtradex: AirTalk 3000 XD Flex headset

Indra Navia: Optimsed Low Visibility Operations (OLVP)

LAIC: ATRAK business planning and modelling

LASE PeCo Systemtechnik: LaseALD for airfield luggage detection

Leidos: Automated Flight Service Stations (AFSS)

Leonardo: Systematic Modernisation of ATM Resources in Turkey (SMART)

Metron Aviation: Harmony Horizon

Micro Nav: Automatic Display Alignment System (ADAS)

NASA Glenn Research Center: Aeronautical Mobile Airport Communications System (AeroMaCS)

NATS on behalf of ELSA consortium partners: Enhanced Large Scale ATN (ELSA) deployment

NAVBLUE on behalf of RISE consortium: RNP Implementation Synchronised in Europe (RISE)

Netjets and AAL consortium members: Augmented Approaches to Land (AAL) crowdsourcing project

Raytheon: Standard Automation Replacement System (STARS)

R-SYS (ERA subsidiary): Record & Replay & InvestigatoR (3R) system

Saab: Phoenix Arrivals Management project/Aerobahn

Sunhillo: UAS Connector

Thales and SESAR partners: TOPLINK collaborative-decision making for aviation

Vietnam ATM Corporation: Hanoi ATCC complex

About the IHS Jane's ATC Awards

Held annually since 2001, the awards celebrate improvements in ATC and airspace management during the past year across six categories:

-      Enabling technology: contributions to enhanced capacity and safety;

-      Environment: recognising work on 'green' ATM concepts;

-      Innovation: reflecting a significant contribution by equipment suppliers;

-      Technology: for small enterprises that have raised ATM performance;

-      Service Provision: for contribution to safe and efficient airspace management;

-      Runway: for safety and efficiency on the runway and final approach

Nominations are assessed by a panel of judges from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Eurocontrol, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers' Association (IFATCA), IHS Jane's and SESAR JU.


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