News, issues, personnel, equipment and developments about air traffic management.
The Flight Safety Foundation's report explains how space-based ADS-B could improve surveillance of aircraft over oceans and remote areas.
The first launch of Iridium Next satellites with hosted ADS-B payloads is scheduled for September.
The cargo carries organization is encouraging the FAA to work with various pilots group to simplify the terminal-area procedures package.
Technology provides flight crews with common-sourced aeronautical, weather and flight information while on the ground at an airport.
Agency says the current complement of RCOs covers the vast majority of the U.S. and includes duplicate, overlapping and seldom used frequencies.
Increases to cover all agency services, including issuance of pilots' licenses
The government can make a mess of things, but I don’t want the airlines deciding how the airspace gets used, by whom and when.
'Those who understand the system best' support the establishment of an independent ATC organization, said American Airlines CEO Doug Parker.
Air Navigation Solutions, wholly owned subsidiary of German air navigation service provider DFS, replaces UK NATS as tower provider at Gatwick.
Pilots can learn how to file ICAO-format flight plans to prepare for the October 1 switch from the FAA domestic flight plan filing system.