As a forefront developer of advanced Air Traffic Control simulation systems, Micro Nav combines cutting-edge technology with deep industry expertise to deliver tailor-made solutions for global clients.
Micro Nav is dedicated to enhancing global air traffic safety and proficiency through our advanced simulation systems. Our mission is to equip air navigation service providers, military organisations, and aviation training institutions with unparalleled technology and solutions. We strive to develop the world's best-trained air traffic controllers, ensuring they are prepared to meet the evolving demands of air traffic management with excellence and precision.
By continuously pushing the boundaries of technology and service, Micro Nav aims to set the global benchmark for quality, reliability, and advancement in air traffic control solutions, contributing significantly to the future of safe and efficient airspace management worldwide.
At Micro Nav, innovation drives our vision. We constantly evolve our Air Traffic Control simulation technologies, blending expertise with the latest advancements. Our relentless pursuit of innovation not only defines our products but also ensures we lead the way in shaping the future of air traffic simulation.
In the high-stakes world of air traffic control, integrity is crucial. At Micro Nav, we uphold the highest standards of conduct and precision in every aspect of our work. From our internal team to our global customer base, we ensure reliability and trust are at the core of everything we do.
People are at the heart of everything we do at Micro Nav. We understand and value the aspirations of our team and clients. By fostering a culture of empathy, support, and collaboration, we build strong relationships, ensuring our collective journey towards excellence in air traffic control.
Continued refinement and enhancement of BEST Insights in 2023 demonstrate Micro Nav's dedication to ongoing product development, ensuring its solutions remain at the forefront of industry needs.
Introducing BEST Insights, a tool for mining and analysing performance metrics, reflected Micro Nav's focus on data-driven enhancement in training and operational environments.
The delivery of the SimCWP system in partnership with Frequentis Orthogon was a step forward in providing real-time simulation capabilities for procedural and equipment evaluation.
The launch of BEST Remote, a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, illustrated Micro Nav's agility and commitment to providing remote, cloud-based ATC training solutions.
Micro Nav, collaborating with operational controllers and IBG, overhauled airspace structures and ATC sectorisation ahead of Qatar's 2022 World Cup, preparing for increased air traffic.
The installation of the world's largest 360-degree simulator for the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority was a testament to Micro Nav's ability to deliver large-scale, high-definition simulation projects.
In partnership with Think Research and Harris Orthogon, Micro Nav delivered BEST real-time simulation capability to BULATSA, allowing the experimentation and evaluation of new procedures and equipment.
Receiving the Queen's Award for Innovation for its Automatic Display Alignment System (ADAS) highlighted Micro Nav's commitment to developing unique, impactful technologies in ATC simulation.
After securing a patent for its Automatic Display Alignment System (ADAS), Micro Nav becomes a full visual display solutions provider, marking a significant expansion in Micro Nav's offerings and enhancing its simulation systems' visual realism and capability.
Micro Nav installs a projected 360° simulator in Brazil for use by ICEA. The tower controller positions included elements of the operational ACAMS AS and Saipher systems and BEST displays. The project marked another significant milestone in Micro Nav's expanding global presence.
Marking an expansion and demonstrating ambition by both parties, Quadrant's expertise in flight training and simulation was enhanced by the acquisition of ATC simulation.
Winning the Queen's Award for International Trade recognised Micro Nav's excellence in global business, affirming its status as an industry leader in ATC simulation.
Micro Nav's installation of the BEST system at Entry Point North in Sweden highlighted the system's adaptability and effectiveness in a leading ATS Academy setting.
The contract with the Royal Netherlands Air Force to provide BEST simulators for their military airfields marked a significant moment in Micro Nav's presence in defence sector simulation.
The launch of Fast Airport Builder (Now BEST 3D Create), enabling customers to create and modify airfield features, was another industry first by Micro Nav, enhancing the realism and versatility of simulations.
Micro Nav supplies the world's first 360-degree continuous image ATC Simulator to London Heathrow, showcasing Micro Nav's pioneering spirit and technological leadership.
The installation of BEST simulators at skyguide's new operations centre represented a significant expansion in Micro Nav's portfolio, encompassing civil and military training and marking the start of BEST 2D and 3D Tower simulation.
Installing the first ATC simulation system at Dubai International Airport was a milestone, highlighting Micro Nav's expanding global footprint and technical expertise.
The initiation of an expansive OEM integration strategy marked a strategic move to broaden Micro Nav's technological outreach and collaboration with various industry partners.
The selection of BEST as the ATSIM stimulator for the Thales ATMAS program in Switzerland signified its growing acceptance and versatility in diverse operational settings. It marked the start of a longstanding relationship.
Micro Nav's first installation of the BEST simulator at NATS' CATC, Bournemouth, exemplified the system's capabilities and marked the beginning of its global journey.
Micro Nav introduces the BEST simulator suite, representing a major leap in ATC simulation. It set new standards for functionality and user experience in the industry.
The sale of the F.I.R.S.T. simulator to Hughes Raytheon was a significant business milestone and led to the creation of a market-leading international product. The partnership ended in 1998 after three successful years.
Micro Nav's initial product, the F.I.R.S.T. radar simulator, marked the company's first major innovation in ATC simulation, showcasing a commitment to technological advancement in the field.
Founded by two Air Traffic Controllers with rich expertise in training and simulation, Micro Nav began its journey to revolutionise air traffic control simulation, setting the stage for decades of innovation.
At Micro Nav, our commitment to sustainability extends beyond our innovative products. We are actively engaged in promoting sustainable aviation through our advanced simulation technologies. Our BEST Insights tool empowers our customers to explore and validate new infrastructure systems and tools, playing a pivotal role in guiding the next generation of Air Traffic Controllers towards operations that are not only efficient but also environmentally conscious.
Our efforts align with global sustainable aviation initiatives, like CANSO Green ATM and Fly Net Zero, aiding in assessing operational impacts on the environment. By fostering cleaner, greener, and quieter aviation practices, we contribute to the essential drive for sustainability in the air traffic management sector.
Micro Nav is proud to partner with Oblong Trees, an organisation committed to environmental restoration and biodiversity improvement through tree planting. Oblong Trees' mission is crucial in combating climate change by planting and nurturing trees in the UK and globally. Their approach involves collaborating with responsible landowners and volunteers to plant various native species, creating diverse ecosystems that support wildlife and stabilise natural habitats.
This partnership reflects our dedication to environmental sustainability, allowing us to global initiatives. Each Micro Nav employee plants 24-48 trees per year through this scheme.