ATC

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

Jan 19, 2007 - 9:18 AM
At the FAA’s two-day New Technology Workshop last month, the focus was sharply on the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NGATS).
Jan 16, 2007 - 10:24 AM
The union representing air traffic controllers rejected the FAA’s request yesterday for federal mediation to help the agency reach a labor agreement with c
Jan 16, 2007 - 9:53 AM
Under an FAA proposal, certain ILS approaches, localizer-type directional aids (LDA), microwave landing systems (MLS) and nondirectional beacons (NDB) at s
Jan 16, 2007 - 8:15 AM
The horizontal wake-turbulence avoidance distance currently required when a lighter aircraft is behind a heavier aircraft might have to be doubled when fly
Jan 16, 2007 - 6:10 AM
Cessna Aircraft has selected the AirCell Axxess satcom system as a factory option on the Citation X, Sovereign and XLS.
Jan 12, 2007 - 4:19 AM
Federal agencies are asking for the public’s help to decide if there is a need to continue to operate or invest in the loran-C radio navigation system beyo
Jan 11, 2007 - 6:08 AM
The FAA is seeking comments on four potential plans intended to improve safety, reduce delays and handle growing air traffic in most of the nation’s northe
Jan 11, 2007 - 6:05 AM
In a move that could prove a little embarrassing for the FAA, the agency quickly removed new requirements easing oxygen use in Part 121 operations upon lea
Jan 8, 2007 - 11:07 AM
The two companies that run ATC in Britain and Spain have launched a joint-venture company to develop a new air traffic management system for both countries
Jan 8, 2007 - 10:48 AM
The FAA has published two general notices revising procedures for airports conducting taxi into position and hold (TIPH) operations.