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FRACS and the STAC involved in the AWARD consortium to address the autonomous heavy-duty vehicles operations at airports

In April 2020, France Aviation Civile Services and the STAC (Service Technique de l’Aviation Civile, the technical centre of the French civil aviation authority) took part in the All Weather Autonomous Real logistics operations and Demonstrations (AWARD) initiative, led by EasyMile. The AWARD consortium has submitted an application to the European Commission, to develop a […]

MET Enhanced ATFCM, a R&D convection tool by FRACS and METSAFE

Adverse weather conditions are the first cause of traffic delay: the European Network Manager reported 4.8 million minutes of En-route weather delay in 2018, corresponding to 25% of total delayed En-route air traffic. Forecasting weather hazards with 1-hour horizon, and its extension to 3-hour horizon, is currently covered by meteorological existing forecast products, while strong […]

Drones for PAPI Calibration!

For the first time in Toulouse this March: implementation of the UAV of the Directorate of Technology and Innovation (DTI) for the calibration of a PAPI as part of an experiment on the “pilot airport” of Toulouse-Francazal, a fast-growing airfield. This demonstration, carried out by France Aviation Civile Services, in an extremely short amount of […]

Cheers to 2019 Projects and Events

2019 offered to France Aviation Civile Services team and experts a variety of projects and opportunities. In the South American and Caribbean region, we stopped in Haiti to consolidate our activities in the safety oversight field. In April 2019, we put together a team of professionals including DGAC experts from various fields (air traffic management, […]

ASECNA Celebrates its 60th Anniversary!

What a Party! The ASECNA celebrated its 60th anniversary last December following the 75th anniversary of the Chicago Convention and the 50th anniversary of the CAFAC. Besides the closeness after an almost 35 years uninterrupted relation with ASECNA and the emotion of participating in this type of event, it was a very nice party. There […]

Successful Take-Off for France Aviation Civile Services!

This is our main news of 2019. The change of name is essentially symbolic but it is the result of a major consolidated effort throughout the past year: strengthening and structuring of IT resources, recruitments, launch of new services and, of course, new projects, both large and small, with their share of discoveries, satisfactions and […]