ATC

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

Oct 11, 2007 - 5:56 AM
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Oct 11, 2007 - 5:33 AM
The FAA is proposing numerous revisions to instrument flight rules and procedures to reflect technological advances intended to “facilitate the transition
Oct 10, 2007 - 11:03 AM
Previously this column has addressed efforts within the federal government to transform our nation’s air transportation system.
Oct 10, 2007 - 6:52 AM
Concerned about attempts by adversaries to jam global positioning satellite system signals–as occurred with only limited success during the recent Iraq con
Oct 10, 2007 - 6:19 AM
Faced with a growing financial deficit due to the continuing downturn in air traffic activity and “significant bad debt expenses,” Nav Canada revealed that
Oct 10, 2007 - 5:29 AM
Galileo, Europe’s $4.2 billion rival to GPS, is in jeopardy of cancellation following clashes between EU nations over project budgeting, officials said.
Oct 9, 2007 - 7:33 AM
As part of its evaluation of loran as a potential backup to GPS, the FAA has contracted Rock-well Collins to build a combined GPS/loran variant of its stan
Oct 9, 2007 - 7:15 AM
For any pilot who’s ever sat glued to the Weather Channel or logged onto a weather Web site to keep a watchful eye on a powerful cold front or line of thun
Oct 9, 2007 - 6:59 AM
One of the newest ATC techniques is multilateration, where several small unattended receiving stations are dispersed around an airport to monitor transpond
Oct 8, 2007 - 10:41 AM
After investigating an allegation that the FAA destroyed an audiotape of six New York Center controllers’ accounts of the 9/11 attacks, Transportation insp