ATC

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

Jul 11, 2017 - 11:12 AM
Capital costs for a remote tower facility are between $1.5 and $2.5 million versus $3 million to $7 million” for federal contract towers.
Jul 5, 2017 - 10:51 AM
Groups said that pending FAA reauthorization should focus on “addressing needed reforms,” including stable multi-year FAA funding.
Jul 2, 2017 - 8:53 PM
Comparing the FAA system to other countries with dedicated ATC entities fails to take into account the U.S. National Airspace System’s size and complexity.
Jun 29, 2017 - 11:44 AM
General aviation-friendly provisions in the Senate bill include expanded airport funding through the Flight Act and the Pilots' Bill of Rights 2.
Jun 20, 2017 - 3:00 AM
Thales is working to boost air traffic management efficiency with new digital technology.
Jun 16, 2017 - 6:45 AM
As the air traffic management industry moves towards primary en route surveillance, Thales displays its latest primary ATC radar
Jun 13, 2017 - 4:57 PM
Based on its analysis, Duncan Aviation estimates nearly three-quarters of the U.S. fleet has yet to undergo the installation.
Jun 7, 2017 - 12:43 PM
This week’s visits “could be the last general aviation group to speak with” lawmakers before they see a draft of a new FAA bill.
Jun 5, 2017 - 10:47 AM
ICAO adoption of the new phraseology signaled international acceptance of “climb/descend via” clearances that the FAA implemented in 2014.
Jun 1, 2017 - 9:54 AM
The latest delay enables the FAA to integrates enhancements to the format while avoiding disruptions during the busy summer flying season.