TEHRAN (Iran News) – The Managing Director of Iran Airports and Air Navigation Company says soon the new purchased flight check airplanes will arrive into the country and immediately FIS equipment will be installed on them.
Speaking to ILNA and touching upon renovation of navigation equipment and systems, Siavosh Amirmokri said that that systems in the field of navigation operation are divided in three groups of navigational aid, communication and monitoring (radar system) that 90 percent of the needs in the communication system is provided by the domestic producers and there is no concern in this field due to the country’s capabilities.
He went on to say that in the field of navigational aid in the past four years and during the JCPOA, the company purchased major part of its required equipment and some of the systems came on stream and they are now in use.
Pointing to the condition of monitoring systems better to say radar system, Amirmokri said in this field the country is to some extent dependent on foreign companies, adding that major part of needs in this field were also provided during the JCPOA and the country bought two radar systems and installed them and these two systems cover the activities of the two national crowded airports and one radar system will come on stream fully by next April.
He reiterated due to the cruel sanctions, the company resorted to the domestic producers to provide some of its needs, adding that Isfahan Industrial University is one of the producers which has signed contract for manufacturing advanced radar MSSR-S and the university is to deliver it by the end of next year.
He added that in the past, Iran used to provide this radar system from France and Spain and now Isfahan-produced radar will be used in the national navigation.
Flight Check airplanes fly preplanned low-altitude patterns–such as grids, orbits, DME arcs, tracks, instrument approaches and low (50 ft agl) passes along the full length of the runway–often in the opposite direction of the normal traffic flow