ATC

News, issues, personnel, equipment and developments about air traffic management.

Jul 27, 2016 - 9:59 AM
Before entering airspace restricted for Olympics, genav aircraft must undergo a security inspection to receive a code required for filing a flight plan.
Jul 26, 2016 - 11:53 AM
The policy outlines the criteria and process under which 308 VORs will be decommissioned over next decade.
Jul 21, 2016 - 11:37 AM
To get approved, TAG Aviation’s Spanish flight center had to ensure all of its aircraft and crews are compliant with RNP requirements.
Jun 22, 2016 - 10:04 PM
The Flight Safety Foundation's report explains how space-based ADS-B could improve surveillance of aircraft over oceans and remote areas.
Iridium Next satellite
Jun 20, 2016 - 3:01 PM
The first launch of Iridium Next satellites with hosted ADS-B payloads is scheduled for September.
Jun 6, 2016 - 10:16 AM
The cargo carries organization is encouraging the FAA to work with various pilots group to simplify the terminal-area procedures package.
FAA's Bombardier Global 5000 testbed
May 5, 2016 - 10:38 AM
Technology provides flight crews with common-sourced aeronautical, weather and flight information while on the ground at an airport.
May 5, 2016 - 8:49 AM
Agency says the current complement of RCOs covers the vast majority of the U.S. and includes duplicate, overlapping and seldom used frequencies.
Apr 18, 2016 - 12:26 PM
Increases to cover all agency services, including issuance of pilots' licenses
Apr 4, 2016 - 6:00 AM
The government can make a mess of things, but I don’t want the airlines deciding how the airspace gets used, by whom and when.