ATC

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

Oct 31, 2007 - 11:51 AM
The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (Natca) said a NetJets Cessna Citation X and a Learjet 60 had to take evasive action at 28,000 feet to avo
Oct 31, 2007 - 10:01 AM
The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (Natca) is disputing the FAA’s claims that the agency exceeded air traffic controller staffing targets for
Oct 29, 2007 - 5:43 AM
While the FAA in early October released its Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) covering future mandatory carriage of ADS-B avionics, serious questions h
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