REPORT Automatic landing systems are affected by new 5G C-band rollout

On December 7, The Federal Aviation Administration issued an airworthiness directive(AD) which requires Helicopter and passenger aircraft to prohibit certain operations which require a radio altimeter data, when there is the presence of 5G wireless transmission. Radio Altimeter is a device that measures altitude above the terrain presently beneath an aircraft or spacecraft by timing…

ALERT The controller responsible for approving the flight plan of the Avro RJ85 involved in the Chapecoense disaster has been arrested

The Federal Police arrested this Thursday (23 sept 2021) Celia Castedo Monasterio, the controller responsible for analyzing and approving the flight plan of the aircraft involved in the Chapecoense disaster, in 2016 . The decision was given by the Minister of the Federal Supreme Court, Gilmar Mendes, who ordered the extradition of the investigated. In…