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

Oct 18, 2007 - 12:42 PM
In testimony before the House aviation subcommittee yesterday, DOT Inspector General Calvin Scovel told lawmakers that user acceptance and voluntary equipa
Oct 16, 2007 - 6:55 AM
A bipartisan team of representatives last month introduced H.R.1711, legislation that would prohibit the privatization or contracting out of the nation’s A
Oct 12, 2007 - 11:53 AM
The FAA awarded a $16.7 million contract–which could balloon to $340 million if options are exercised–to Honeywell International to build the first phase o
Oct 12, 2007 - 7:14 AM
Citing budget constraints, senior FAA management has apparently postponed the planned expansion of controller/pilot data link communications (CPDLC) trials
Oct 12, 2007 - 7:12 AM
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
Oct 12, 2007 - 7:10 AM
The Reason Foundation, a West Coast public policy think tank that promotes privatization of government, challenged the National Air Traffic Controllers Ass
Oct 12, 2007 - 7:03 AM
Rumor has it the Bush Administration intends to sell off ATC to the highest bidder.
Oct 12, 2007 - 6:05 AM
Effective February 20, the /F suffix for aircraft equipped with single FMSs has been revised to account for advanced Rnav equipment.