News, issues, personnel, equipment and developments about air traffic management.
New ATC center scheduled for completion in third quarter of 2019
The debate about privatizing the air traffic control system in the U.S. should be over: it's a bad idea.
Miami is the latest ATC facility to go on line with digital communications, bringing to 55 the number of airport towers operating with Data Comm.
In one instance, an ADS-B OUT system ground test created a false airborne target that generated a TCAS resolution advisory on an airliner on approach.
Changes range from mandated avionics upgrades to operational issues.
Embraer 170's transponder was in “standby mode,” causing subsequent “unintentional interruption of air traffic service” and near midair with Falcon 900.
Analyses by the military services indicate the Department of Defense provides up to 20 percent of U.S. air traffic services capability.
Aireon will provide Isavia with tracking data throughout the Reykjavik Oceanic Control Area extending to the North Pole.
G550 crew received a “DESCEND AT MAXIMUM” message on CPDLC, and when they checked on voice with ATC it hadn’t come from them.
Shuster holds up report as another reason for ATC reform, while Democrats are unconvinced.