October 14, 2014

Barcelona Airport Ready to Expand Helicopter Procedures

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SESAR JU helicopter SNI during flight trials in June. Photo: SESAR JU [Avionics Today 10-14-2014] The Barcelona Airport is ready for new satellite-based helicopter flight procedures, after a series of flight trials funded by the Single European Sky ATM Research Committee Joint Undertaking (SESAR JU) were recently completed. The new procedures, known as Simultaneous Non-Interfering (SNI) operations, will expand airspace capacity at the airport and allow helicopters to take passengers to and from the...

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