ATC

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

Jan 31, 2007 - 7:09 AM
In a rare decision, a federal judge in Jacksonville, Fla., ruled last month that the FAA was more responsible for a fatal accident than the pilot.
Jan 31, 2007 - 7:01 AM
A new high-speed data system developed by Arinc Direct has cleared the final hurdles for certification in the Gulfstream V.
Jan 31, 2007 - 5:49 AM
Germany’s air navigation service provider (ANSP), Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS), is working toward the national implementation of differential GPS-based pre
Jan 31, 2007 - 5:33 AM
Corporate aircraft operators wanting to fly to Athens, Greece, for the summer Olympic Games have once again been urged to file slot requests sooner rather
Jan 31, 2007 - 5:21 AM
The biggest question remaining about Europe’s homegrown satellite navigation project appears to be not whether the satnav network will ever be built but ra
Jan 31, 2007 - 4:26 AM
The FAA’s Annual Aerospace Forecast always tries to paint the most optimistic picture of the industry that the agency’s statistics will support, and this y
Jan 30, 2007 - 8:09 AM
Hoping to stave off a shortage of air traffic controllers caused by an expected wave of retirements, the FAA intends to hire 12,500 new controllers during
Jan 30, 2007 - 7:01 AM
Europe’s Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) want to require pilots to respond to resolution advisories (RAs) from airborne collision avoidance systems (ACAS)
Jan 30, 2007 - 5:30 AM
Traditionally, air traffic controller training has been a dry-as-dust classroom learning process, with piles of documents to study, rules to absorb and pro
Jan 30, 2007 - 5:13 AM
After 10 frustrating years of technical delays, escalating costs and contractor changes, the FAA’s GPS wide area augmentation system (WAAS) is approaching