ATC

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

Nov 7, 2015 - 12:25 AM
Block II version of Honeywell SmartPath, the only FAA-certified system of its kind, now supports up to 48 approach options.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx
Nov 2, 2015 - 6:27 PM
Major programs of the $40 billion ATC modernization are making progress, officials told the Air Traffic Control Association annual meeting.
Oct 22, 2015 - 9:03 AM
FAA Administrator Huerta said trials in Newark and Memphis "are delivering great results."
Oct 20, 2015 - 10:53 AM
The online resource provides guidance on application process, eligibility, types of designators and what might be acceptable.
Oct 15, 2015 - 10:53 AM
The practice of imposing airspace restrictions for major security events will only get worse during the election season.
FAA air traffic control academy
Oct 15, 2015 - 8:55 AM
The number of certified professional controllers is at the lowest point in 27 years, warns the National Air Traffic Controllers Association
Oct 2, 2015 - 1:49 PM
Report highlights weaknesses in ATC infrastructure.
side-by-side TFR comparison
Sep 24, 2015 - 9:00 AM
The size of the Temporary Flight Restrictions erected for Pope Francis’s visit to the U.S. raises questions: why such elevated security?
Sep 23, 2015 - 11:18 AM
The Piaggio Avanti tests helped clear the way for a more formal three-year test program of the Traffic Aware Planner application.
Sep 20, 2015 - 5:21 AM
The existence of multiple flight plans creates the possibility of error, says five controllers.