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Montevideo, October 7th 2022 - 21:25 UTC

Tag: airspace

  • Wednesday, June 1st 2022 - 10:56 UTC

    Argentina switches on new radar to monitor South Atlantic airspace

    When the radarization plan is more advanced, all continental, maritime, Antarctic, and island airspace will be under Argentine monitoring and control

    Argentine Defense Minister Jorge Taiana presided over the entry into operation of an air surveillance and control radar in Río Grande, Tierra del Fuego. The equipment (model RPA -170M) was designed and built entirely in Argentina.

  • Wednesday, March 13th 2019 - 09:15 UTC

    The EU, UK and India ban the Boeing 737 Max from their airspaces

    Earlier Tuesday, the UK's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said it was banning the plane, joining other countries including China.

    The European Union and India have banned the Boeing 737 Max from flying over their airspace to ensure passenger safety. They join a long list of countries in suspending the plane, including the UK. It comes after an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed on Sunday, killing 157 people on board. It was the second fatal accident involving the 737 Max 8 model in less than five months.