Europe defers use of Egnos for air navigation, studies impact of sat-based data links
European planners hope the process to approve the use of the European GPS augmentation System (Egnos) can be put back on track, following the apparent correction of a problem with one of its monitoring stations. Egnos was certified for air navigation in July and was expected to transition to operational use for en-route and non-precision lateral guidance approaches (LNAV) starting on Aug. 2. A formal declaration by the European Commission, which owns the system, approving the Egnos ...
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