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Technical Safeguarding in Turkey

Cyrrus was recently engaged to provide safeguarding expertise for a large building project in the city of Eskisehir, in north western Turkey. The commission required the technical analysis of possible effects on Communications, Navigation and Surveillance equipment at the nearby Eskisehir Anadolu Airport.  Following a detailed analysis, the Cyrrus Head of Safeguarding presented the findings [...]

London Biggin Hill Airport – Airspace Change

London Biggin Hill Airport (LBHA) requested that Cyrrus undertake an airspace change proposal that would permit the introduction of an RNAV Instrument Approach Procedures (IAP) to Runway 03 to improve the safety and regularity of aircraft operations to sustain all weather operations. The close proximity of LBHA to the complex and busy route structure of [...]

Human Factors Assessment

Human Factors (HF) study the relationship between humans and the equipment, system or facilities they interact with. Operational safety, efficiency and productivity can all be improved if HF are considered holistically during the requirements definition, design, procurement and transition lifecycle phases of projects. This is essential in an aviation environment where safety-critical systems are in [...]

Air Navigation Service Provision

The environment for the supply of Air Navigation Services (ANS) to airports in the UK has undergone a marked change over recent years. The introduction of competition in Terminal Air Navigation Services has resulted in the achievement of operational cost efficiencies for many airport operators. Fundamental to the selection of this key service provider is [...]

Another Contract Award Win for Cyrrus

Cyrrus is delighted to have been selected for an upcoming project at Doncaster Sheffield Airport. The team will undertake the airspace change for the introduction of satellite-based aRea Navigation (RNAV) Standard Instrument Departures (SIDs) at the Airport with work commencing imminently. The Gamston VOR will be withdrawn by NATS as part of the National VOR [...]

Keeping up-to-date on Consultation Industry Best Practice

Principal ATM Consultant at Cyrrus, Richard O'Gorman, undertook a course at The Consultation Institute in London. The Consultation Institute is recognised and highly thought of worldwide and specialises in offering advice and guidance across the world of public consultation and engagement, aiming to support those undertaking challenging projects. With the advent of the new CAP725 [...]

Ports of Jersey Project

As part of an ongoing framework agreement, Cyrrus is delighted to be supporting Ports of Jersey with the introduction of its new Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar for airport operations at Les Platons, located on the Island's North Coast. Cyrrus is providing technical consultancy to define a rigorous Flight Trial Specification that will test the full capability [...]

London Luton Airport – Replacement Main Communications System Project

Cyrrus has been engaged by London Luton Airport Operations Limited to oversee the delivery of their replacement Main Communications System.  Having previously completed the high-level design, requirements generation, compilation of tender pack and evaluation of potential suppliers, Cyrrus will oversee delivery of the new equipment, by the Airport’s chosen supplier, through to operational handover.  The [...]

Kerry Airport – Review of Instrument Flight Procedures

It is an International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) requirement that Instrument Flight Procedures (IFPs) are reviewed every 5 years. Following our Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) IFP Design accreditation, Cyrrus were contracted to complete a full review of Kerry Airport’s published IFPs. This included all Instrument Approach Procedures (IAPs) and Standard Instrument Departures (SIDs) associated with [...]

Norwich International Airport Replacement Non-Directional Beacon

Cyrrus recently completed the specification of a new Non-Directional Beacon on behalf of Norwich Airport Limited, and provided oversight to delivery of the equipment into operational service. Working with local staff, Cyrrus defined the operational requirement and generated technical and process requirements to ensure the procurement of fit-for-purpose equipment. To allow entry into service, Cyrrus [...]