Archive for the ‘Air/Space Vehicles & Systems’ Category

Osprey wins new contract to provide Safety Assurance for the Remote Tower Solution at RNAS Predannack

Osprey, a tpgroup company, has been awarded a new contract by the Royal Navy (RN) to provide safety assurance services for the Remote Tower Solution at RNAS Predannack. Built in partnership with Saab, the new digital remote tower will be the first of its kind to be introduced to UK Armed Forces and will be […]

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Celebrating National Space Day

The space sector is one of the fastest growing industries in the UK and has the potential to put us right at the forefront of the worldwide launch market for small commercial satellites and sub-orbital flight from UK spaceports. At Osprey, a tpgroup company, we are passionate about space and committed to solving the most complex […]

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Osprey wins new contract with Skyrora to provide safety assurance services

Osprey, a tpgroup company, is delighted to be working with Skyrora Ltd, a space launch company renowned for developing versatile, cost-effective and environmentally responsible launch vehicles for small payloads. Osprey is providing independent assurance of the Skylark L sub-orbital launch vehicle safety case, harnessing our experience in novel and first of type safety cases and, […]

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Providing airports with safety assurance support for the introduction of Pilot-Controlled Lighting systems

Pilot-Controlled Lighting (PCL) systems are common at airports where unscheduled air operations occur outside Air Traffic Control (ATC) hours or, at airfields without ATC. All PCL systems operate in a similar manner. The pilot ‘keys’ a designated frequency when approaching the airfield, seven times within five seconds.  This activates the Aeronautical Ground Lighting (AGL) system, […]

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Osprey assist airports in the delivery of Radar in the Tower capability

As airport operators seek to develop operational efficiencies, they do so with the understanding that they must not undermine safety. One such efficiency is the introduction of Radar in the Tower (RiTT) procedures, once considered off-limits but is now becoming common practice in the civil domain with at least nine airports now using this capability.  […]

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Osprey leads industry consortium to review draft secondary legislation of the Space Industry Act 2018

On 29 July 2020, Osprey (a tpgroup company), welcomed the UK Government’s launch of its public consultation on three draft sets of regulations to implement the Space Industry Act 2018 (SIA 2018). This is the legislative framework that will underpin the UK’s commercial spaceflight ambitions. A key aspect of the framework will be the regulations […]

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Providing specialist ATM support to the in-service UK maritime surface fleet

Building on the successes of the Air Traffic Management (ATM) equipment certification for the Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) Aircraft Carriers, HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH and HMS PRINCE OF WALES, Osprey has continued to develop our maritime ATM capability and now provide specialist ATM support to the in-service UK maritime surface fleet. Working collaboratively with the Royal […]

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Future Flight and Osprey

The innovation of aerospace technology in the UK is gathering pace, through initiatives such as the current Future Flight Challenge and the Aerospace Technical Institution Initiative – all looking for the UK Aerospace industry to address numerous challenges head on! These challenges include; the integration of drones and Urban Air Mobility vehicles into shared airspace, […]

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Space Hub Sutherland achieves planning consent

Osprey is proud to be part of the team supporting Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) in the development of a £17.3 million satellite launch spaceport at the A’Mhoine peninsula in Sutherland. The project achieved a major milestone on Friday (26 June) by achieving planning consent from the Highland Council.  The project, known as ‘Space Hub […]

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MAA MRP Coherency Study

Osprey is delighted to have been awarded a new contract with the Military Aviation Authority (MAA) for an independent specialist coherency review of the whole MAA Regulatory Publications (MRP). Osprey will be proving specialist regulatory support to review the whole MRP to identify required amendments as a result of a rewrite to regulations changing; the […]

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