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 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 [...]

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 The Gamston VOR will be withdrawn by NATS as part of the National VOR [...]

Cyrrus Engineer Returns to the UK Following UAE Secondment

Cyrrus welcomes back Luis de La Hoz to the UK office following completion of a successful secondment to the UAE, working on the Ajman International Airport project. Luis gained significant experience in the development of regulatory and design documentation to support the Airport development and will be able to apply that knowledge on projects for [...]

Glasgow Airport Standard Instrument Flight Procedure Design Services

Glasgow Airport has engaged Cyrrus Limited to design and document fully PANS OPS compliant designs for a number of new instrument flight procedures to Runways 05 and 23.  This work, including the conduct of a hazard identification event, will produce LNAV, LNAV/VNAV and ILS/DME/NDB(L) design documentation packages and aeronautical charting, ready for submission to 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 [...]

Cyrrus staff continue to update their skills

Cyrrus has recently hosted a course in the use of the Ohio University Navaids Performance Prediction Model (OUNPPM), at its Thirsk office. OUNPPM is a computer simulation and modelling tool for Instrument Landing Systems (ILS), VHF Omni-Range (VOR), and Distance Measuring Equipment (DME). The tool is used for system design and for safeguarding, and enables [...]

Cyrrus achieve CAA accreditation for IFP Design

Cyrrus Ltd are pleased to announce that as of 30th March 2016, we are now a UK CAA accredited Instrument Flight Procedure (IFP) Design Organisation. Liam Clarke and Sam Shuttlewood have undergone an extensive training regime during the last three years from world recognized organisations and have demonstrated their understanding and competency to gain this [...]

CAA consults on a revised Airspace Change Process

Having commissioned a review of their Airspace Change Process, the CAA have released a stakeholder consultation on a proposed change to the CAP725 process.  The driver for change is the optimisation of the process in a bid to ensure that all stakeholders are adequately consulted as part of a transparent, proportionate activity.  Cyrrus are currently [...]