ATC

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

Airbus DS Electronics and Security ASR radar
Oct 24, 2016 - 8:51 PM
Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security is replacing 30-year-old radars at 20 airfields with the ASR aerodrome surveillance radar.
FAA ATO chief operating officer Teri Bristol
Oct 24, 2016 - 2:00 PM
The agency says the U.S. national airspace system is becoming more efficient as a result of the long-running NextGen ATC modernization effort.
Oct 24, 2016 - 12:33 PM
Aimed at curbing abuses to the system at the world's third busiest airport, GA operators will now have to have all reservations confirmed in advance.
F/A-18C lands on deck of aircraft carrier
Oct 20, 2016 - 2:13 PM
The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps plan to reach early operational capability of the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System in 2018.
Oct 17, 2016 - 10:25 AM
Brussels-based agency said it will collaborate with the ATC providers of its member states and with aircraft operators.
Oct 7, 2016 - 11:20 AM
The facility showcases the FAA's commitment to environmental responsibility.
Saab remote tower
Oct 4, 2016 - 11:25 AM
A mobile tower will be based on the ramp of JYO while the remote tower demonstration there continues.
Data Comm message on UPS 767 flight deck
Sep 28, 2016 - 11:24 AM
The FAA says its Data Comm program to implement text messaging between pilots and controllers is two years ahead of schedule.
Sep 14, 2016 - 11:28 AM
JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes notes airlines can warn hundreds of millions of passengers of pitfalls of current ATC system.
Sep 12, 2016 - 12:32 PM
Message acts as a means to check the downlinked route from the aircraft against the route held in the flight data processing system.