Pardubice, Czech Republic January 17th, 2012 - ERA a.s., (ERA) announced today the award of type certificate number 542 from the Interstate Aviation Commission. This certification acknowledges the design of ERA equipment meets all certification requirements for use as a WAM surveillance system and an HMU. The certification process involved verification of the operational results of ERA´s deployed WAM and HMU systems, and the extensive audit of the documentation and production process used at ERA facilities. ERA´s HMU is now able to support the monitoring tasks for the Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM) program that recently started in the airspace above Russia and the countries of the Eurasia region. As a result of this certification ERA is now the only vendor that has achieved the certification required for the operation of multilateration surveillance and height monitoring systems in Russia.
Valery Nikolayevich Goncharov, Chairman of the Commission on certification of airdromes and equipment stated that “ERA has proven their equipment capable of meeting the exacting requirements of the IAC and we look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with the company.”
Vladislav Hofman, Managing Director of ERA stated that “We are extremely pleased with the results of the IAC/MAK review and audit. We have shown our systems and processes are among the best in the world and are proud to have satisfied the requirements of a major aviation certification authority.”
About The Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC)
The Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) was established in line with the “Intergovernmental Agreement on Civil Aviation and Use of Airspace”. By this Agreement the IAC was nominated as the executive body of 12 former USSR states and empowered with functions and authority in the area of civil aviation and use of airspace.
Pardubice, November 20th, 2013 The ERA MSS system installed at the Sochi International Airport went officially operational in November to ensure the future safety of thousands of participants flying to the Caucasus region of Russia as part of the 2014 Olympic Games.
Pardubice, October 18th, 2013 Participants in the NATO Airforce Armaments Group summit from several NATO countries visited the headquarters of ERA Company in Pardubice on October 18th 2013. The primary goal of the visit was the introduction of alternative radiolocation methods and a presentation of the ERA military solutions portfolio (particularly its precision approach functionality) to members of the Aerospace Capability Group 5 on Global Mobility.
Tashkent, October 2nd - 4th, 2013 Two specialists from ERA Company were invited to the conference EURASIA held in Tashkent on October 2nd – 4th, 2013. ERA traditionally participated as a permanent observer at this 28th gathering of the coordinating council and group of aeronavigation experts (KGE) from eight post-soviet republics.
Prague, September 2013 The ERA Company gratefully accepted an invitation from the Czech Air National Service Provider at the beginning of autumn of this year and organized a two days workshop for its guests at the ANSP headquarters in Jeneč in order to present the results of newly developed surveillance technologies such as MSPSR.
Prague, September, 2013 ERA Company took part in the 71th NEDBAG (NATO Emitter DataBase Advisory Group) conference held in Prague from September 23th – 26th 2013.