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News & Regulatory Updates
EASA
A new service by the European Aviation Safety Agency was introduced in November on its website. A so-called “Rulemaking Inquiry” form allows the public to inquire about regulations in process, or which are needed by the industry. Unfortunately, at this point, there is no clear scope for this function provided by EASA.

EUROPE

European Union
You may have heard about the European version of the GPS system. It is called Galileo and should be operational in due course. Below is information helpful to understand the new system approaching in Europe. What is Galileo? Galileo is the European program for a global satellite navigation system under civil control. The final solution will consist of 30 GIOVE satellites, the associated ground infrastructure and regional/local augmentations. However, this will not happen until 2020. First operational services will not be provided before 2014 and are based on 18 satellites. The final solution will offer five services: 1. Open service. 2. Commercial service. 3. Safety-of-life. 4. Public regulated service (secure). 5. Search and rescue service. The Galileo open service (OS) will be available free of user charge for anyone operating a compatible receiver. The Galileo safety of life (SoL) service will be offered and guaranteed to the critical transport community (aviation, maritime), delivering enhanced performance,

including integrity function such as warning of system malfunction. This service will be certified against SBAS standards of the International Civil Aviation Organization in 2009. Galileo commercial service (CS) provides access to two additional signals to allow for a higher data throughput rate and to enable users to improve accuracy. Galileo public regulated service (PRS) provides position and timing to specific users requiring a high continuity of service with controlled access. What is EGNOS? EGNOS (European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service) is the European satellitebased augmentation system that enhances the GPS signals. This system is similar to WAAS in the U.S. Correction data provided by EGNOS improves the accuracy of the current GPS signals from 10 meters to 2 meters. EGNOS provides three high-performance navigation and positioning services. Those services are: 1. Open service (since October 2009). 2. Safety-of-life (since March 2011). 3. EGNOS data access server - EDAS (as of 2011). EDAS, which is currently available on an experimental basis, is a ground-based access to EGNOS data disseminating those data in real time and is the single point of access for the data collected by EGNOS infrastructure. EDAS provides as follows: • Raw GPS, GLONASS and EGNOS GEO observations and navigation data. • EGNOS augmentation messages. • EGNOS air traffic control messages containing EGNOS, GPS and GLONASS status information and almanacs. The EGNOS coverage area includes most European states and has the built-in capacity to be extended to other regions.

News & Regulatory Updates
Draft Advisory Circular – AC 66-6(0) – Part 66 Licensing and the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997
Draft Advisory Circular – AC 66-6(0) – Part 66 Licensing and the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997, has been posted to the CASA website at www.

AUSTRALIA

casa.gov.au/newrules/do...=PC_91088&doctype=ac for public comment/review. This advisory circular provides guidance to New Zealand licensed aircraft maintenance engineers seeking a LAME license in Australia under the terms and conditions of the TTMRA. All comments should be sent to the project leader, Mick McGill, via email at Michael.McGill@casa.gov.au. AC 147-1(0) – Practical Consolidation Training, has
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Avionics News January 2012

Point of Communication
AEA Now
The View From Washington
International News and Regulatory Updates
Rockwell Collins' Fusion Upgrades
Member Profile
Where Are They Now?
Before & After
Next Step in the GPS Battle
A Conversation With...
Touchscreen Avionics: Training Required
Sounding Off On Audio Panels
Member Profile
Advertisers Index
Aviation Aces
Business Basics
Meet the AEA Board
Theory & Practice
Legal Ease
Special Report
What's New
Marketplace Classifieds
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Avionics News January 2012 - Point of Communication
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Avionics News January 2012 - AEA Now
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Avionics News January 2012 - The View From Washington
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Avionics News January 2012 - International News and Regulatory Updates
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Avionics News January 2012 - Rockwell Collins' Fusion Upgrades
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Avionics News January 2012 - Where Are They Now?
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Avionics News January 2012 - Before & After
Avionics News January 2012 - Next Step in the GPS Battle
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Avionics News January 2012 - A Conversation With...
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Avionics News January 2012 - Touchscreen Avionics: Training Required
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Avionics News January 2012 - Sounding Off On Audio Panels
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Avionics News January 2012 - Advertisers Index
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