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Another step to satellite navigation: Europe accepts EGNOS

8-Apr-2009

It is hardly the most inspiring of acronyms, but EGNOS (European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service) may be one of the most important developments for European Air Traffic Management (ATM) over the next two years. EGNOS is a satellite-based augmentation system (SABS) that significantly enhances the accuracy and integrity of GPS signals, making them suitable for precision and safety critical applications, such as air navigation. [718 words]

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Subheadings:

  • SABS worldwide
  • A stepping stone to Galileo

Graphs and data:

  • ENGOS open service accuracy map
  • International SABS systems
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