ATC

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

Rockwell Collins integrated datalink controller
Feb 24, 2015 - 8:11 AM
The European Commission has drafted legislation to postpone requiring controller-pilot datalink communications until 2020.
NextGen
Feb 20, 2015 - 4:01 PM
Under the five-year MoU, NetJets will work with Ohio State University on analyzing airspace operations data and NextGen implementation.
Aireon president and CEO Don Thoma
Feb 20, 2015 - 8:30 AM
Satellite surveillance provider Aireon signed an agreement with Senegal-based ATC provider to assess satellite ADS-B service over West Africa.
Feb 13, 2015 - 4:52 PM
Australian air navigation service provider Airservices inked a deal with Saab Sensis to install that company’s Integrated Tower Automation Suite.
Melbourne airport tower automation system
Feb 9, 2015 - 9:34 PM
Airservices Australia awarded Saab a contract for the second phase of its national tower technology improvement program.
Feb 8, 2015 - 5:03 PM
ADS-B ATC surveillance will begin after the launch of Aireon’s new satellites.
ATC display
Feb 6, 2015 - 10:53 AM
The combination of Harris and Exelis will create a major supplier of IT and communications system to the U.S. government and military.
Feb 5, 2015 - 4:04 PM
The FAA has already violated a number of pilots for misreading the departure procedure.
Multifunction control display unit with data message
Feb 3, 2015 - 11:31 AM
The FAA's budget request of $15.8 billion contains $235 million to begin rolling out data communications between pilots and controllers.
WindTracer light detection and ranging system
Jan 29, 2015 - 1:16 PM
Dubai Air Navigation Services is analyzing wake turbulence at Dubai International Airport using a light detection and ranging system.