The summary of the hearing is now available.
The Report presents the findings of a review into activities supported by the FCH 2 JU by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC). The 2018 review includes 87 projects that were ongoing for any time in April-October of 2017.
It pays particular attention to the added value, effectiveness and techno-economic efficiency of FCH 2 JU projects, assigned to six review panels under two main pillars – Transport and Energy – as well as Support for Market Uptake (cross-cutting) activities such as standards and consumer awareness.
By Transport & Environment
The EU transport commissioner-designate today committed to greater European action on maritime emissions, but risked being at odds with public demand to address airlines’ climate impact. Transport & Environment (T&E) said Adina-Ioana Vălean’s hearing in the European Parliament’s transport committee, in which she also provided little detail on deploying the infrastructure needed for zero-emissions road transport, was a “mixed bag”.
By European Transport Workers’ Federation
While the fate of millions of transport workers hung in the balance these past few months, in the pursuit of a new Transport Commissioner, ETF closely followed developments and has finally witnessed the conclusion to a laborious search. Ursula von der Leyen has appointed Violeta Bulc’s successor and the European Commission for 2019-2024 is set to have Ms. Adina Vălean as Transport Commissioner.
Commenting on behalf of The European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF), representing over 5 million transport workers from more than 200 transport unions and 41 European countries, was Livia Spera, General Secretary of ETF.
EASA will open a liaison office in Hungary under an agreement signed by Minister of Innovation and Technology László Palkovics and EASA Executive Director Patrick Ky to foster cooperation and sharing of know-how.
Users of the European AIS Database (EAD) – EUROCONTROL’s common source of aeronautical information – can now benefit from a major update, delivered in the 12th release. Based on their needs, this release’s system upgrades brings users enhanced data quality, better service stability and more resilience.
This document contains the applicable rules on Normal-Category Aeroplanes (CS-23). It includes the certification specifications (CS) amendment 5 and the related acceptable means of compliance (AMC) and guidance material (GM) to CS-23 – Issue 2, displayed in a consolidated, easy-to-read format with advanced navigation features through links and bookmarks.
EASA and the European Commission (DG-CLIMA) jointly published the ‘Halon replacement in the aviation industry’ guide to support aviation industry in complying with the requirements of Regulation (EC) No 1005/2009 (the Ozone Regulation) on halon replacement.
On Thursday 7 November, a workshop organised by EUROCONTROL gathered operational experts from more than 25 airlines and other airspace users to discuss how SESAR solutions will create value for them as well as their stronger involvement in future ATM research projects.
EUROCONTROL and Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) used full motion flight simulators to evaluate the feasibility of “Secondary Runway Aiming Point (SRAP)” and “Increased Glide Slope (IGS)”, concepts focused on capacity and environmental benefits.
EUROCONTROL and Israel Airports Authority (IAA) have conducted a capture the flag (CTF) exercise on aviation systems.