SkyRadar's e-Learning courses Radar Basics and SAR Basics were developed with the focus on Radar Image Interpretation in cooperation with the IOSB, Fraunhofer Institute, Germany. Get free access!Read more
What would be the right configuration for a basic radar training system for ATCO and ATSEP? This article proposes a reference solution.
Often, when we discuss with trainers their methods of training supply, I learn that radar technology is taught exclusively based on PowerPoint slides. It makes me feel uncomfortable to see that for a driver's licence, or for a hairdresser's qualification, you need hands-on training, but for the people who are in charge of the security of millions of lives, PowerPoint slides should be good enough. That does not work!Read more
After the Internet of Pages and the Internet of Services, now the Internet of Things is emerging. This article looks at the central role that radar is expected to find in many IoT applications.Read more
ICAO's requirements for ATCO and ATSEP qualification make simulators necessary to understand the processes and routines during normal operations, but also in emergency situations and contexts of depreciated technology. This article tries to clarify terms and also highlights important features.Read more
Air traffic safety electronics personnel (ATSEP) is a job profile in Air Traffic Control. The term was coined by ICAO. ATSEP are electronic engineers in charge of creating and supporting ground-based electronic hardware and software systems used to support air navigation and air traffic management.Read more
It is a common misunderstanding that a standard civil ATC simulator can fully respond to the requirements of military aviation. This article explains the major differences.Read more
Emergency situations require concerted action by ATCOs, Firefighters, Police, Ambulance and more. SkyRadar is the first one to integrate Tower Simulators, Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Training systems and Distributed Control Systems to train cross-sectional teams.Read more