SLC complete move to new HQ at Westcott Venture Park

We are delighted to have relocated our office to Westcott Venture Park, Buckinghamshire. “Our primary goal is to continue to deliver geospatial data of the highest quality from our new home at Westcott.” ‘SLC soars to new heights with move to Westcott’: Westcott Venture Park Press Release

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SLC certification by GCAA of United Arab Emirates

SLC ASSOCIATES has obtained the official certification as “AERONAUTICAL SURVEY SERVICE PROVIDER”, by the General Civil Aviation Authority of the United Arab Emirates (GCAA), according to the Civil Aviation Regulation for Aeronautical Surveying Service Providers, in its first edition (CAR ASSP Issue 1). To obtain this certification, the company underwent an exhaustive audit, contemplating the review of the following aspects: …

Job Vacancies – Graduates

We are looking for energetic and motivated graduates to join our team to train as aviation Surveyors. This is an exciting opportunity for young people with an interest in aviation or mapping, who enjoy travel and the outdoors. This role is open to applicants with or without previous surveying experience. Graduate surveyors will work in the field to assist experienced …

Job Vacancies – Aviation Surveyors

This role is for experienced surveyors who hold a recognised surveying qualification and have experience with the survey of aeronautical data (ICAO Annex 14, ICAO Annex 15, ICAO WGS-84 Manual, CAP232, EASA Part ADR-OPS). Good numeracy skills are essential, as is competency with MS Office software and experience of using CAD software and survey processing software. New team members will …

SLC to take over from OSI as Data Originator for the Irish Airports

September 2022 Following 10 years of aeronautical data provision by the Ordnance Survey of Ireland, SLC Associates have been approved to take over the role to provide aeronautical data to the Irish Airports. This covers Aeronautical Charting and the Aeronautical Survey of Aerodromes, Navigation Aids and Obstacles.

Covid-19 Update

Last updated 07.09.2022: It’s been a challenge to keep up with the developments associated with Covid-19 and even more of a challenge when our industry was one of the hardest hit sectors,  but we are determined to act appropriately to protect both our clients and our specialists. SLC Associates will continue to operate the business as normally as possible whilst …

New Drone Restriction Plan for London Oxford Airport

Under the new regulations that came into effect on the 30th July 2018, all unmanned aircraft are restricted to 400ft from the surface (above ground level) without specific permission from the CAA or anywhere within the flight restriction zones of a licensed aerodrome without permission from air traffic control.   Shown below are the flight restriction zones for London Oxford …


PRESS RELEASE – GDMS moves into the cloud

The market leading software for safeguarding aerodromes, GDMS Desktop, can now be used online without the need for any software on your PC, just a reasonably good internet connection. Workspaces and aerodrome OLS models still need to be created using the Desktop version so users of the online facility will need to have at least one Desktop licence. However, once …

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eTOD Area 2 for Kuwait International Airport

Geomatic Solutions Ltd – SLC Associates have just signed a new contract with Kuwait DGCA to supply eTOD Area 2 at Kuwait International Airport.  Ground Control Points for the stereo satellite imagery and the obstacle survey will be carried out within the next two months. Learn more about our aerodrome services here.

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Case Study: Offshore Racing Congress to develop laser scanning for yacht measurement

Our scanning division has been working closely with the Offshore Racing Congress to develop laser scanning for yacht measurement. Some yacht racing rules require precise measurement and laser scanning is perfect for creating a complete 3D representation of the boat’s hull. The data collected from the scans is processed and the results are fed into the ORC’s software, so that the boat’s …

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Case Study: Scanning of aircraft Stands in Dubai

A major airport is an exceptionally complex environment, and scanning can play an important role in planning, construction, refurbishment, safety case analysis and hazard detection. Laser scanning adds 3D visualisation and measurement capability, along with the ability to develop or compare CAD models. The aircraft Stands at Dubai International Airport were scanned with the Leica C10. The point cloud data …