Europe Mandates Use Of Satellite Augmentation For Aircraft Navigation

EGNOS precision approaches
The number of precision approaches using EGNOS has been growing in Europe.
Credit: ESSP
As the efficient use of airspace, runways and fuel requires aircraft to follow increasingly precise trajectories, satellite navigation equipment is becoming a must-have in civil aviation. That was the rationale when the European Commission (EC) created the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay...

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