ATC

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

ATC tower at Washington Dulles International Airport
Mar 3, 2015 - 11:05 PM
Cyber security lapses threaten the FAA's safe and efficient management of the U.S. national airspace system, the GAO found.
Graphic showing airspace managed by Australia, other nations
Mar 2, 2015 - 2:08 PM
Airservices Australia, Inmarsat, Qantas and Virgin Australia are testing an aircraft tracking system using ADS-C at regular invervals.
Mar 2, 2015 - 10:47 AM
Claim pilots become confused when ATC speaks with Chinese pilots in their native tongue
Australia OneSky contract announcement
Feb 27, 2015 - 8:06 AM
Thales Australia will build an integrated civil and military air traffic management system under Australia's 'OneSky' program.
Rockwell Collins integrated datalink controller
Feb 24, 2015 - 8:11 AM
The European Commission has drafted legislation to postpone requiring controller-pilot datalink communications until 2020.
NextGen
Feb 20, 2015 - 4:01 PM
Under the five-year MoU, NetJets will work with Ohio State University on analyzing airspace operations data and NextGen implementation.
Aireon president and CEO Don Thoma
Feb 20, 2015 - 8:30 AM
Satellite surveillance provider Aireon signed an agreement with Senegal-based ATC provider to assess satellite ADS-B service over West Africa.
Feb 16, 2015 - 11:10 AM
The Asia Pacific region is progressing toward a cooperative air traffic management environment
Feb 13, 2015 - 4:52 PM
Australian air navigation service provider Airservices inked a deal with Saab Sensis to install that company’s Integrated Tower Automation Suite.
Melbourne airport tower automation system
Feb 9, 2015 - 9:34 PM
Airservices Australia awarded Saab a contract for the second phase of its national tower technology improvement program.