ATC

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

Oct 6, 2014 - 3:00 PM
The FAA expects ZAU ATC center will be fully operational by October 13
Oct 2, 2014 - 2:35 PM
The trial will take place at Leesburg (Va.) Airport, which currently has no tower, next summer.
Oct 1, 2014 - 3:05 AM
Industry’s cost and delivery promises on major programs have rarely been met.
Sep 30, 2014 - 3:40 PM
“Criminal action by a contractor knocked out communications equipment” at the FAA air route traffic control center.
Sep 30, 2014 - 3:21 PM
The manifest must be emailed within 24 hours of departure and resubmitted 30 minutes before takeoff to confirm the flight.
FAA ATO chief operating officer Teri Bristol
Sep 30, 2014 - 9:29 AM
The FAA is processing a good portion of the average traffic at O'Hare and Midway, the two airports immediately affected by the fire.
Sep 29, 2014 - 12:10 PM
FBI investigating fire after suspected arsonist was arrested at the scene.
Sep 23, 2014 - 2:10 PM
Service will be available for search-and-rescue ops in 2017.
Sep 22, 2014 - 12:50 PM
Continuous power descents now a part of all North Texas Stars.
Iridium Next satellite
Sep 22, 2014 - 12:03 PM
The service will provide search-and-rescue organizations with the location and last flight track of any 1090 MHz ADS-B transponder-equipped aircraft.