Category: Air Traffic Management
Regional airspace across Australia have been left without air traffic controllers due to staff shortages, driven by COVID isolation, flash flooding, and an underlying lack of trained workers.
The UNSW Canberra City-based business hopes its air traffic management satellites will lead to safety improvements for aircraft flying all over the world.
Why consistent and reliable network performance without service interruption is essential for the safety-critical air traffic management (ATM) environment.
Civil Air said the action plan laid out by the report, and instigated by the business doesn’t go far enough and could be “another hollow commitment to change”.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau says Airservices Australia and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) have taken corrective action to improve air traffic control (ATC) communication after a loss of separation event near Brisbane.
Airservices Australia will trial a prototype of a digital control tower from Searidge Technologies at Sydney Airport for possible contingency use.