ATC

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

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
Dec 19, 2007 - 1:57 PM
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
Dec 19, 2007 - 11:49 AM
The National Air Traffic Controllers Association accused the FAA of dragging its feet on deploying ASDE-X, which provides controllers with an all-weather,
Dec 19, 2007 - 4:40 AM
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
Dec 18, 2007 - 7:47 AM
It took several years for the U.S.