ATC

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

Mar 15, 2007 - 7:30 AM
Launched in 1999 by European Commission vice president Loyola de Palacio, the move to create a single European sky (SES) for air traffic management and con
Mar 12, 2007 - 8:57 AM
The FAA last month chose Lockheed Martin from a field of five bidders to provide the services now offered by the agency’s 58 automated flight service stati
Mar 8, 2007 - 12:01 PM
In a letter to the Department of Transportation last month, AOPA renewed its support of loran as a possible low-cost, ideal backup to the future GPS-based
Mar 8, 2007 - 9:45 AM
In the ongoing saga of air traffic controller staffing, the FAA announced yesterday as part of its 10-year forecast that it is increasing controller hiring
Mar 8, 2007 - 4:17 AM
A European mandate calling for mode-S transponder upgrades in transport-category airplanes is causing confusion for some U.S.
Mar 8, 2007 - 4:03 AM
Landmark Aviation last month joined the ranks of installation centers that are busy turning around upgraded avionics systems for operators of Gulfstream II
Mar 7, 2007 - 12:36 PM
Boeing Business Jets said enhanced-vision system (EVS) capability is coming to the BBJ, but the technology will be offered as a retrofit both for new and i
Mar 7, 2007 - 12:34 PM
Following last year’s NTSB recommendation that turbine-powered helicopters carry terrain awareness and warning systems (TAWS), Air Logistics has decided to
Mar 7, 2007 - 12:33 PM
In a statement that surprised Western observers, China announced late last year that it will launch its own 35-satellite, GPS-like global navigation system
Mar 7, 2007 - 12:29 PM
The investigation into the causes of the midair between a Gol Boeing 737 and an Embraer Legacy operated by Long Island-based ExcelAire last September 29 is