ATC

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

Jan 9, 2008 - 5:56 AM
While the GPS wide-area augmentation system (WAAS) is likely to be commissioned for public use in July, the local-area augmentation system (LAAS) has falle
Jan 8, 2008 - 5:58 AM
As of November 25, Indonesia implemented reduced vertical separation minimums (RVSM) between FL 350 and FL 390.
Jan 8, 2008 - 5:35 AM
Nav Canada’s declining revenue, which resulted from reduced traffic volume over the last year as a consequence of the slowing economy and 9/11, has forced
Jan 7, 2008 - 11:32 AM
On December 14 the Potomac Consolidated Tracon began operation.
Jan 7, 2008 - 10:09 AM
Old timers may remember ATC requests to report the “middle marker inbound.” But it’s been such a long time since they have been an integral part of an ILS
Jan 7, 2008 - 10:02 AM
European Union (EU) transport ministers have approved the Single Sky plan for harmonizing European air traffic management (ATM), clearing the way to meet a
Jan 4, 2008 - 6:01 AM
Air traffic controllers at the FAA’s 20 contiguous en route centers are now able to see more accurate, timely weather information on the same display that
Dec 28, 2007 - 5:51 AM
Last year in Toulouse, France, Eurocopter completed two series of tests that demonstrated the feasibility of satellite-navigation precision approaches for
Dec 27, 2007 - 10:49 AM
Is ILS, aviation’s trusted friend for the past half century, now seeing its last days? Probably not.
Dec 19, 2007 - 1:59 PM
Meanwhile, the General Accounting Office (GAO) added its voice to that of DOT inspector general Kenneth Mead, who has repeatedly warned that the FAA cannot