News, issues, personnel, equipment and developments about air traffic management.
After describing its GPS LAAS precision approach system contract as “imminent” for more than six months, the FAA in early May announced its award to Honeyw
The Reason Foundation, a West Coast public policy think tank that promotes privatization of government, challenged the National Air Traffic Controllers Ass
Privatization of the U.S.
Rumor has it the Bush Administration intends to sell off ATC to the highest bidder.
Effective February 20, the /F suffix for aircraft equipped with single FMSs has been revised to account for advanced Rnav equipment.
In a letter to the FAA, NBAA president Jack Olcott said the association “adamantly objects to the construction of the proposed 2,000-foot tower at Ba
The FAA has begun redesigning high-altitude airspace above FL390, and among the first beneficiaries will be Rnav- and RNP-equipped business jets that routi
Bombardier has started flying an enhanced vision system (EVS) on the Global Express.
When the federal government raised the terrorist threat index early last month to Code Orange, it piggybacked with it an Air Defense Identification Zone (A
• Goodrich accepted terms of a licensing agreement with Honeywell to settle a lawsuit in which Honeywell claimed that Goodrich infringed on EGPWS patents.