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In Conversation: Amir Bhatti, CEO Star Navigation Systems Group

Amir Bhatti is Chief Executive Officer at Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd., a Canadian-based technology firm that focuses on providing aerospace solutions (hardware and software) for aircraft operators. Star’s solution provides real-time tracking, with performance trends and predictive incident occurrences. Essentially aircraft telemetry in a box. As airlines emerge from the pandemic, with slimmed-down fleets…

Most Recent Engine Related Incidents

The past few weeks for airline industry have proven we can still benefit enormously from flight safety improvements. If we look back a few weeks on the engine related incidents, things clearly went wrong. Incidents are bound to happen, but the use of technology may assist in finding the root causes both post-incident (reactively) and…

Why track aircraft live

Live tracking of aircraft is vital for many reasons, but most importantly for safety. Safety being the most important aspect of aviation, live tracking gives us the ability to see aircraft’s exact position, altitude, heading, speed, bank angle, angel of attack and more. This allows us to make sure the aircraft is safe and on…

Global Aeronautical Distress and Safety System (GADSS)

Star Navigation facilitates GADSS’s Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) that airlines and aircraft operators utilize for aircraft / fleet tracking in normal conditions as well as in distress.

  • Mandatory ICAO Regulation – Star Solution Meets and Exceeds ICAO Annex 6, Part 1 GADSS compliance
  • Aircraft in Distress – Stream essential DFDR Data in Real Time – ‘Autonomous distress flight tracking’
  • Stay connected, stay informed – handle Irregular Operations (IROPS) with Star Navigation solutions
  • Post flight localization, recovery and analysis

Aviation, Covid-19 & STAR-ADS

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused the worst financial crisis in the history of the airline industry. But when the health crisis is over, airlines’ financial problems will probably continue for years. On an overall scale the pandemic has caused widespread economic pain, with millions losing their jobs and burning through savings that they might otherwise…

Worried about reducing Carbon Footprint?

Star-ADS can help airlines to manage emission of CO2 and GHGs better. Why? What is the reason – A little Background: The aviation sector is a top-ten global emitter of CO2 and GHGs and a major contributor of the warming impact on the Earth… Demand for air travel far outpaces the sector’s marginal efficiency improvements,…

What is Global Aeronautical Distress and Safety System (GADSS)

International Civil Aviation Organization held several special meetings after the sad disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370. Prior to that Air France flight AF447 had a tragic accident in the Atlantic Ocean and extreme measures were taken to find the flight data recorders. Extraordinary GADSS concept was initiated and proposed to the operators worldwide. Regulators…