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FAA and AST in New Aviation Contract

November 14, 2019

AST is proud to announce a new contract with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration that could help clear a path to enhanced runway safety, improved operational efficiency for both airports and airlines, and better predictability for the traveling public. Read More...

South Bend International Airport Signs on to AST Service

January 14, 2019

AST is proud to announce that South Bend International Airport, Indiana, USA, has recently signed on to use AST’s SafeScan™ sensors to support their winter Snow and Ice Plan. Read More...

AST Developing Runway Friction Model

May 4, 2018

AST's Runway Friction Forecast is a state-of-the-art forecasting model for available runway friction for landing aircraft. Read More...

FAA Establishes Standards Committee on Emerging Technologies

March 3, 2018

Today, AST’s subject matter experts are actively helping to develop new standards for landing friction reporting and mobile sensors of airport surface contamination. Read More...

Washington Dulles and Denver International Join the AST Community

December 28, 2017

AST signs agreements with Denver International Airport and Washington Dulles Airport to provide mobile sensor technology for detection, measurement and communication of airport surface contaminates. Read More...

AST Releases SafeScan™

March 30, 2017

Today, AST released AST SafeScan™, a newly-configured website allowing subscribers to use a common portal to access both airport contaminant data and TALPA-compliant landing friction reports.Read More...

AST Completes Grant Project with FAA

September 1, 2016

AST is proud to announce completion of a FAA Grant Project, DTFACT-14-C-00004 entitled “Determining Runway Friction Conditions in Real Time Using Data Obtained from Airplanes during Landing Rollout.” Read More...

AST Receives 16th Patent

February 17, 2016

AST’s intellectual property continues to grow as the US Patent office approved the company’s 16th patent. Read More...

AST Awarded 12th Patent

September 21, 2014

AST has been awarded its twelfth patent as the company continues to grow its ground-breaking aircraft connected fleet technology. Read More...

AST Receives Eighth Patent

April 3, 2013

Aviation Safety Technologies, LLC announced that it received its eighth patent on its ground breaking aircraft connected fleet technology. Read More...

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