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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
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
One of the newest ATC techniques is multilateration, where several small unattended receiving stations are dispersed around an airport to monitor transpond
After investigating an allegation that the FAA destroyed an audiotape of six New York Center controllers’ accounts of the 9/11 attacks, Transportation insp
With only about 15 months left to go before the start of domestic reduced vertical separation minimums (DRVSM) in the U.S., the clock is ticking for busine
here is a saying in aviation that a mile of highway gets you one mile, but a mile of runway gets you anywhere.
Despite having received millions of dollars in federal government funding, NASA’s small aircraft transportation system (SATS) has been described as “unprom
The FAA has revised the Houston Class B airspace to contain the operations of jetliners to the new runways recently activated at George Bush Intercontinent
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The FAA has awarded Boeing’s Air Traffic Management organization a $3.1 million contract extension to continue work through the summer for the global commu