News, issues, personnel, equipment and developments about air traffic management.
Is ILS, aviation’s trusted friend for the past half century, now seeing its last days? Probably not.
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
The FAA will be able to cope with the loss of almost half of its air traffic controller workforce over the next nine years if it can keep better track of a
The National Air Traffic Controllers Association accused the FAA of dragging its feet on deploying ASDE-X, which provides controllers with an all-weather,
Engine maker General Electric may have inadvertently exposed the identity of the Embraer 190 program’s second customer when it told an audience gathered at
It took several years for the U.S.
At the FAA’s September International Aviation Safety Forum near Washington, the agency included a discussion session entitled “WAAS or LAAS, which is it?”
The FAA’s Air Traffic Control System Command Center (ATCSCC) at Herndon, Va., is often referred to as the “nerve center” of the National Airspace System.
“Aviation is emerging from the most difficult period in its history to date.
The Garmin GNS 480 all-in-one GPS/navcom is now approved for primary-means WAAS navigation and localizer precision with vertical guidance (LPV) approaches.