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Cyrrus supports Durham Tees Valley Airport with Airspace Change

Cyrrus is proud to support the modernisation of flight procedures at Durham Tees Valley Airport. The team will undertake the airspace change for the introduction of satellite-based aRea Navigation (RNAV) Instrument Approach Procedures (IAPs) at the Airport. The UK Future Airspace Strategy (FAS), championed by the CAA, advocates the introduction of such Performance-Based Navigation (PBN) [...]

Is your airport ready to adapt to the proposed Airspace Change Regulations?

Airports benefit from thought provoking presentations on emerging UK Airspace Policy and Airspace Change Regulations; is your airport ready to adapt to the proposed changes? Cyrrus has invested a great deal of time into understanding the impact of emerging Department for Transport UK Airspace Policy and the soon to be revised CAA ACP process (captured [...]

Cyrrus IFP Team help Gatwick with their Noise Preferential Route

Figure 1 – Aircraft Tracks Prior to Modification of Route 4 RNAV 1 SID On April 7th 2017, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) released CAP1531, “CAA conclusions in respect of modification requirements relating to Route 4 RNAV 1 SIDs and correction requirements relating to Route 4 Conventional SIDs”. Cyrrus Instrument Flight Procedure (IFP) designers were [...]

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 [...]

Cyrrus releases Safeguarding Guide

Today Cyrrus released our new Safeguarding Guide, exploring the various services Cyrrus provide to address physical and technical safeguarding issues. Cyrrus can help ensure the safety and efficiency of air operations in and around airports, by identification, assessment and mitigation recommendations for new and existing developments.  Cyrrus employ a tried and tested approach to address [...]

Cyrrus supports Gatwick Airport’s environmental policy

As part of the CAA’s Post Implementation Review of the RNAV-1 SIDs at Gatwick Airport (CAP 1346) it was noted that the new RNAV SIDs did not achieve adequate replication of the existing conventional SIDs on Route 4.  This particular departure presented unique challenges due its wraparound nature and requirement to follow the existing NPR. Cyrrus [...]

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 [...]